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IPI strictly condemns assault on Turkish journalist Levent Gültekin

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the physical assault on Levent Gültekin, a columnist and programme host at Turkey’s Halk TV, on March 8, 2021 and called on Turkish authorities to open a prompt and thorough investigation to find the assailants and hold them to account. Gültekin posted on social media that he had […]

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IPI welcomes Turkish Constitutional Court decision reversing greater state control over Anadolu news agency

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today welcomed a ruling by Turkey’s Constitutional Court blocking closer government control over the state-owned Anadolu news agency (AA). The ruling was published on February 24, 2021. AA is a state-run news agency established in 1920 with […]

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IPI Turkey Digital Media Report: ‘The New Mainstream’ Is Rising (And It Seeks Support)

International Press Institute (IPI) presents one of the most exhaustive studies on the current capacity and professional needs of digital journalism in Turkey. Prepared by IPI’s Turkish National Committee Vice President Emre Kızılkaya and journalist Burak Ütücü, the 68-page report evaluates the digital impact of Turkey’s independent media outlets, based on millions of data points […]

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Report Launch (March 3, 2021): ‘The New Mainstream Media’ is Rising (And It Seeks Support)

On March 3, 2021, at 15:00 pm (CET), the International Press Institute (IPI) will launch the new IPI Turkey Digital Media Report: ‘The New Mainstream Media’ is Rising (And It Seeks Support). The report contains the findings of an extensive study on digital capacity, impact and needs of independent journalism in Turkey. The study was […]

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