Media Ethics

Journalist Ibrahim Haskologlu was arrested

Journalist Ibrahim Haskologlu, who was investigated for “illegally seizing personal information” after sharing identity cards of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and MIT Director Hakan Fidan, was arrested.

The Year in Review: Press Freedom

The Turkish government continued to muzzle the press in 2020 in a variety of ways, including imprisoning journalists, eliminating media outlets, overseeing the purchase of media brands by pro-government conglomerates and using regulatory authorities to exert financial pressure.