Assoc. Prof. İsmail Arda Odabaşı was born in İstanbul in 1973. He graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences International Relations Department in 1996. Odabaşı completed his MA at Marmara University Communication Faculty Radio TV Cinema / Communication Sciences Department in 2000 with the thesis “Television and Political Propaganda” and then his PhD in 2006 at the same university and department with the thesis “II. Constitutional Era’s in Press and Intellectual Life Young Pens Journal”. He became associate professor on Communication Studies in 2014.