Out of Tragedy in Turkey Emerges a Journalistic Mission

March 2011
Nieman Reports;Spring2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p33
The article discusses information about the Ugur Mumcu Investigative Journalism Foundation. It notes the legacy of Turkish lawyer and investigative journalist Ugur Mumcu who was assassinated on January 24, 1993. In 1994, the Mumcu family founded the Ugur Mumcu Investigative Journalism Foundation for the purpose of encouraging socially-concerned young people to become journalists and promote the ideals and principles that Mumcu embraced as an investigative journalist. The article also describes the course offerings and funding sources of the Foundation.


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