About Mehmet Şafak Sarı

Education Life

He was graduated from Radio, Cinema and TV Department in The Faculty of Communication, Ankara University. In His Bachelor Degree, he mainly took courses on Journalism and New Media.

In 2019, He was awarded a certificate to complete the “English for Modern Media Skills” program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, designed and delivered by Arizona State University and Turkish-American Association.

In 2020, He nominated as one of The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) which is the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program. In this program, he made business visits to dozens of journalism organizations in the US and attended training and participated in various workshops.

Business Life

His working fields are information security, misinformation, disinformation, new media and journalism, and new communication techs. He provides Digital Communication Consultancy, Web and Graphic Design, Data Visualization services to various individuals and institutions.

He was a former instructor of TGS Academy and Journalists’ Union of Turkey for new media and digital security training.

He a freelance journalist in Journo since 2016.

He is a founding member of Common Knowledge and Communication Association (TBİD) since 2017. He was formerly one of the coordinators of Digital Security Project. He has been organizing activities and workshops within the scope of this project. Also, He provide training in security and safety to journalists.

He is a co-founder, former managing editor, and instructor of NewsLabTurkey which is a Digital Journalism Akademy since 2018. NewsLabTurkey supported by The Guardian Foundation and The Consulate General of Sweden in İstanbul.

He is a member of International Federation of Journalists (IFJ).

His articles, news, and podcasts published on national news websites and also He guest in some of the national broadcast about his fields of work.

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