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Turkish Journalism: More Bad News [Second Update, July 26]

The dire straits of Turkish journalism is, of course, hardly news at this point. Arrests and harassment of Turkish journalists are by now well known. Reporters without Borders has, with good reason, named Turkey “the world’s largest prison for for … Continue reading

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More on Turkey and World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day (May 3) was an opportune moment for calling attention to the sorry state of press freedoms in Turkey.  Amnesty International – Turkey did so with a protests in downtown Istanbul and flash mobs elsewhere in the … Continue reading

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