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Peker videos: Turkey must investigate allegations regarding murders of journalists Uğur Mumcu, Kutlu Adalı

Turkey should investigate new allegations regarding the unsolved murders of two prominent investigative journalists, Uğur Mumcu and Kutlu Adalı, in Turkey and Northern Cyprus in the 1990s, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. New and serious claims about the involvement of the Turkish government and military officials in the two murders were recently raised […]

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IPI Podcasts: How digital subscription models help support democracy in Turkey

IPI Turkey Programme Coordinator, Renan Akyavas, speaks with an executive of the Journalists’ Union of Turkey (TGS) Mustafa Kuleli and the foreign desk correspondent for BirGün newspaper, Ömür Şahin Keyif, about the most recent challenges Turkey’s free media face, and how to defeat the vicious circles of financial challenges and poor quality journalism in the […]

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Charges against Melis Alphan in Turkey must be dropped ahead of second hearing

The International Press Institute (IPI) called today on Turkish authorities to drop charges against journalist Melis Alphan ahead of the second hearing on May 21 in her trial on terrorism-related charges. Alphan, previously worked as a columnist for newspapers Hürriyet and Milliyet and the news site Artı Gerçek and who writes on women, gender and […]

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IPI Freedom Dialogues Turkey: How digital subscription models help support democracy

  Also available on: The 17th episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! In the 17th episode of IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey, host Cansu Çamlıbel and her guest Berkant Gültekin, an editorial board member of BirGün newspaper, discussed the digitalization of the media, “subscription models” based on readers’ support for quality, […]

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