İzlemedeyiz Association, carries out data based social publishing and capacity building to foster Turkey’s governance capacity.
Based in Istanbul, İzlemedeyiz Association, carries out data based social publishing and capacity building to foster Turkey’s governance capacity.
Founded in January 16th 2014, Ortak Gelecek için Diyalog Derneği (Dialogue for Common Future Association), has unanimously renamed itself to İzlemedeyiz Association in it’s second extraordinary general assembly on June 30th 2017.
İzlemedeyiz Association runs it’s activities through fact-checking with Turkey’s one and only political fact-checking site Doğruluk Payı, data mining, capacity bulding with the aim of a more democratic and transparent Turkey.
Board of Directors
Chairman: Baybars Örsek
Vice Chairman: Ferdi F. Özsoy
Treasurer: İ. Uğurcan Akın
Secretary General: Ferdi Kibar
Member: Batuhan Ersun
Doğruluk Payı is a project of İzlemedeyiz Association that aims to empower citizens with factual information on Turkish politics, and hold politicians accountable.
Since June 2014, Doğruluk Payı monitors political statements and promises, depending on open data. Findings are being published on dogrulukpayi.com and various social media outlets.
A member of International Fact-Checking Network, hosted by Poynter Institute, and a signatory of Code of Principles’, Doğruluk Payı also holds the ‘Best Citizen Initiative’ and ‘Change Maker’ awards respectively by Transparency International and Sabancı Foundation of Turkey.
Visible Municipality publishes reports on Turkey’s local governments (municipalities) performances on their websites regarding their use of data, figures, expenditures. The main aim is to encourage municipalities to increase their visibility and transparency in digital platforms.
Visible Municipality does not ask and/or seek any payment in any form from municipalities and/or any institution for it’s reports.