A general Thread about Journalism in Turkey. What is the level of integrity among Journalists in Turkey? How accurate is Turkey Journalism? Who are the most known Turkey Journalists?
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Chief editor of Today's Zaman put behind bars for tweets critical of Erdogan:
A court has ordered the arrest of Today's Zaman Editor-in-Chief Bülent Kenes after he was taken into custody Friday evening, on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan via his tweets, in what is seen as another blow to freedom of the press in Turkey. Ref. Source 7f
Turkish newspaper editor in court for 'espionage' after revealing weapon convoy to Syrian militants:
The articles, published in May, claimed that Turkey's National Intelligence Organization (MIT) is smuggling weapons in trucks into Syria and was caught doing so twice in 2014. The trucks were allegedly stopped and searched by police, with photos and videos of their contents obtained by Cumhuriyet. Ref. Source 9l
Erdogan definitely has a hate for journalists that criticize him in the slightest. It is possible that he wants to remain in power as a dictator.
International Level: Activist / Political Participation: 26 2.6%
Turkey targets media in new crackdown after coup:
Turkish authorities on Monday issued arrest warrants for over 40 journalists in a new phase of a controversial legal crackdown after the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that has alarmed the West. Ref. Source 1y.