Fahrettin Altun

Fahrettin Altun is a faculty member at Ibn Haldun University and the General Coordinator of SETA Istanbul. He earned his BA in Sociology from Istanbul University in 1998 and his MA in Sociology from Mimar Sinan University. In 2006 Altun earned his PhD from Istanbul University with his thesis entitled “Comparative Analysis of Media Theories of McLu-han and Baudrillard.” Altun currently serves as the editor-in-chief of Kriter, which is a journal that covers political, economic and social topics.

Orientalism again?

In one of my columns I did an analysis on orientalism in Western media and someone named Steven, whose last …

Turkey’s S-400 strategy

We are witnessing a global environment where international competition is gradually rising. The global political arena is hardening. Tensions are …