Hi! I'm Oğuz Kuş, a new media researcher based in Istanbul! I focus on impact of digital transformation & big data on different social issues.

I am Oğuz Kuş, a new media researcher who conducts studies about influence of big data & digital transformation on various life domains. I have been involved in various local & international research activities. Currently, I am spending most of my time on integrating big data & text mining issues with communication science within theoretical and methodogical context. You can visit Publications section to access articles & chapters that I have published on the issue.



In the studies I conduct, I take an eager interest to use innovation brought by big data and data mining. My current studies mainly aim to shed light on nature and reasons of hate speech against refugees by mining social media data. On the other hand, I interested in how big data influence digital corporate communications and what are the effects of digital transformation on life domains such as:

  • Digital transformation of economy

  • Algorithms' influence on quality of information

  • Transforming data into creative & economic value

Conferences, Teaching & Speaking

I have been attending local and international conferences for sharing and expanding my knowledge! On the other hand, I gave speeches in different countries about my field of research. In addition to these, within the framework of international academic activities, I have given lectures and organized workshops for students who are from different countries about following themes:

  • Big data, content creation and storytelling

  • Influence of filter bubbles on various aspects of daily life

  • Using text mining as a scientific inquiry technique