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IPI Turkey Master Class Recap: “Engagement and Trust in Journalism” with Lynn Walsh of Trusting News

On August 22, International Press Institute (IPI) in collaboration with its Turkey National Committee organized the second episode of the Master Class series “Turkey Digital News Accelerator 2022” which brings international experts via online and hybrid workshops on digital transition and innovations to journalists in Turkey. Gülsin Harman, a member of IPI Turkey National Committee and […]

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Turkey: International groups call to restore Evrensel’s right to receive public ads

The International Press Institute (IPI) and 18 press freedom, freedom of expression and human rights organisations call on the Turkish Press Advertising Agency (BİK) to withdraw without delay its alarming decision to revoke the right of the independent Evrensel newspaper to receive public ads, a vital source of financial income for the publication. BİK has […]

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Turkey: IPI condemns armed attack against YouTube journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI) strongly condemns the armed attack against reporter Ebru Uzun Oruç and her partner and cameraman Barış Oruç after receiving threats from ultra-nationalist groups in response to her street interviews series on Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli. We call on Turkish authorities to fully investigate this attack and hold […]

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Turkey: IPI concerned over establishment of “Centre for Combating Disinformation”

The IPI global network of journalists, editors, and publishers is concerned by the Turkish government’s lack of transparency around a newly established “Centre for Combating Disinformation”, which the government announced recently via Twitter. Although the centre’s purpose remains unclear, the prospect of granting a government body a mandate to combat “disinformation” raises serious alarm – […]

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