Biography

I was born in Bursa. I completed my education from pre to high in different cities because of my parent’s job. I finished Radio, TV and Film Studies at Eastern Mediterranean University, and then I worked for media business in İstanbul and Bursa. In 2017, I finished MA program which is field of Communication and Media Studies at Eastern Mediterranean University. I got acceptance for PhD program in same field.

I have PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor license, and also 2 documentaries about underwater archeology.

Experiences

Communication Specialist

As a communication specialist, I provide;

  • Making plans of corporate identity work,
  • Process planning of marketing and brand management,
  • Budget allocation of brand management and report,
  • Budget allocation of advertisement, promotion and free gift according to market,
  • Coordinate relations between PR agency, digital agency, creative agency with company and brief all plans,
  • Preparing written materials concordantly,
  • Preparing visuals in house,
  • Organise all printings and pursue,
  • Set a course for social media, and set up a project

Positions

Education

  • PhD Present

    Communication and Media Studies

    Eastern Mediterranean University

  • MA 2017

    Communication and Media Studies

    Eastern Mediterranean University

  • BA 2010

    Radio, TV & Film Studies

    Eastern Mediterranean University

Research Interest

  • Political Economy of Communication
  • Media and Politics
  • Media Effects
  • Journalism Ethics
  • Alternative Media
  • New Media

Publications

Ethical Issues in Political News Coverage: A Case Study of 2015 General Elections in Turkey

MA Thesis
Can Bekcan
Bekcan, C. (2017). Ethical Issues in Political News Coverage: A Case Study of 2015 General Elections in Turkey. Famagusta. EMU Press.
Publication year: 2017

Volunteering

Hobbies

  • Scuba
  • Sailing
  • Ski

Certificates

  • Inst. 2016

    Open Water Scuba Instructor

    PADI

  • Inst. 2016

    Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor

    PADI

  • Inst. 2016

    Project Aware Instructor

    PADI