Merve Tahiroğlu

How The Turkish Media Has Been Immersed Into The Quagmire Of Oppression, Self-Censorship, Corruption And Polarisation

Merve Tahiroglu is Turkey Program Coordinator of Project on Middle East and Democracy (POMED). Prior to joining POMED, Merve was a research analyst at the Washington-based think tank, Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), where she focused on Turkeys domestic politics, foreign policy, and relationship with Washington. Merve has authored several monographs on Turkey and published articles in various outlets such as Foreign Affairs, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, Politico, NBC, and Huffington Post. Born and raised in Istanbul, Merve earned her Master of Arts in History from Georgetown University and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Duke University.