Professor Barnett to present on ‘Freedom of Press’ panel
Leda Barnett, PhD, Professor and Program Head of Political Science, will present on Thursday on a panel, “Freedom of Press: Perspectives from Turkey and the U.S.”
The panel discussion is organized in collaboration with the World Affairs Council of San Antonio and the Raindrop Foundation of San Antonio. The program will be live streamed at 2 p.m. on Sept. 10 on the World Affairs Council of San Antonio Facebook page. To watch click here.
Exiled Turkey journalist Abduhammit Bilici will be a second panelist. Ferhat Ozturk from the Raindrop Foundation will moderate.
Amnesty International says Turkey attacks press freedom like no other country: “Turkey has earned an accolade which holds no glory: According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, it is the biggest jailer of journalists in the world.”