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How can mobile apps help travelers stay safe during a media shutdown? Travelers are often advised to monitor local media outlets; however, what should travelers do when local media is considered not free? Safeture, a mobile app, was able to keep travelers informed during the failed coup d’état in Turkey. Users were able to avoid […]

How to stay informed during a media shutdown

After the failed coup d’état in Turkey on July 15th, Turkey’s government, and its institutions are now starting to normalize, even though the after effects are still being felt. The seriousness of this event asks many travelers and locals alike, how do you stay safe and informed during a media shutdown?