Having more sources than Kemal Atatürk did a century ago, the AKP could amplify its truth- claims at every platform from media to schools to mosques. Nevertheless, the AKP may be shooting itself in the foot as this grand project could backfire due to the immense cynicism generated by its post- truth politics.
Roads ‘Drawn’ to Modernity – Religion and Secularism in Contemporary Turkey
Editorial cartoons do not just mirror politics, but are also themselves a part of politics. They are more than single-panel graphical commentaries on daily policies, for they construct their own claims on truth.