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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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IPI Turkey Webinar Recap: “Quality Journalism: Threats and Opportunities”

On May 3, World Press Freedom Day, the International Press Institute (IPI) organized a webinar in partnership with Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul (CGC) titled “Qualified Journalism: Threats and Opportunities” with distinguished speakers including İpek Cem Taha, Scott Griffen, Emre Kızılkaya, Faruk Bildirici and Minez Bayülgen. Participants talked about the evolution and digitalization of journalism […]

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Turkey marks WPFD with numerous press freedom violations

As the world commemorated May 3 as World Press Freedom Day, Turkey marked the occasion with continuing press freedom violations, attacks against journalists and further limitations on social media platforms, the last bastion of freedom of expression and the press in the country. The International Press Institute (IPI) recorded nine different incidents of attacks, harassment, […]

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Turkey: IPI condemns police directive preventing audio-visual reporting on protests

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned a directive sent on Tuesday by Turkey’s Security General Directorate (EGM) to all police departments in the country requesting officers to prevent audio and visual recordings of protests and public demonstrations. The note circulated is seen as a clear move to prevent citizens and journalists from reporting on […]

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