Metin Ersoy

Dr. Metin Ersoy is from North Cyprus. He has earned his BA, MA and Ph.D degrees from Eastern Mediterranean University in Famagusta, North Cyprus. He is currently an Associate Professor of Journalism at Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, in Eastern Mediterranean University. The title of his Ph.D dissertation was “Peace Journalism, News Coverage of the Cyprus Conflict” where he explored the Turkish/Greek Cypriot media coverage of each other to see how they frame the “other” in their coverage. Since 2012, he is secretary of European Peace Research Association (EuPRA) and 50th Istanbul conference organizing committee of International Peace Research Association (IPRA). His areas of research interest are Peace Journalism, Cypriot Media, Framing, News Coverage, Public Opinion, Agenda Setting and Conflict Resolution. He is married with Sirin Seckiner Ersoy and has a daughter named Ilayda Balim Ersoy.

His selected publications include:

• Günay, D., Iseri, E., & Ersoy, M. (2018). Alternative Media and the Securitization of Climate Change in Turkey. Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, 43(2), 96-114. doi:10.1177/0304375418820384 (SSCI)

• Güneyli, A., Ersoy, M. & Kiralp, S. (2017) Terrorism in the 2015 Election Period in Turkey: Content Analysis of Political Leaders' Social Media Activity. Journal of Universal Computer Science. (SSCI)

• Aluc, E. & Ersoy, M. (2017) Turkish newspapers’ peace journalism exam: Gezi Park protests. Quality & Quantity. (SSCI)

• Khasib, N. & Ersoy, M. (2017) Citizen, mainstream and peace journalism relationship in covering Syria events: a content analysis of Aljazeera. Quality & Quantity. (SSCI)

• Ersoy, M. (2016) War-peace journalism in the Turkish press: Countries come to the brink of war. International Communication Gazette, Sage Publication. (SSCI)

• Ersoy, M. & Güneyli, A. (2016) Social Networking as a tool for Lifelong Learning with Orthopethically Impaired Learners. Journal of Educational Technology & Society. IEEE Computer Soc. (SSCI)

• Korhan, O. & Ersoy, M. (2016) Usability and functionality factors of the social network site application users from the perspective of uses and gratification theory. Quality & Quantity. Springer Publication. (SSCI)

• Ersoy, M. (2010). Peace Journalism and News Coverage on the Cyprus Conflict. The Muslim World, 100 (1), pp. 78-99. (Arts & Humanities Citation Index)