Barış Çoban is an Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences Department, Doğuş University, Turkey. His research interests include social movements, alternative-radical media and political communication. The books he edited, co-edited and translated are: “Discourse and Ideology”, “History, Utopia and Rebellion: Sheikh Bedreddin”, “Panopticon: Power of Eye”, “Media, Nationalism, Violence”, “Globalisation, Opposition, Utopia: New Social Movements”, “Media, Peace and War”, “Reclaim Your Media: Alternative Media”, “Social Media R/evolution”. He has also published in journals in areas of media, sociology and politics. He has lectured on theories of alternative media, social media and political communication.