born in Istanbul in 1987, studied at the Boston and Marmara universities. She began her career as an investigative journalist in 2010 at the »Milliyet« newspaper. She now reports from Turkey for Deutsche Welle. Her main areas of interest are gender issues, migration, and freedom of expression. She also writes books on these topics and teaches journalism and media criticism at university. She has received several awards, including the EU Prize for Investigative Journalism.