How bad are things for the Turkish media? A new story in NiemanReports paints a dismaying picture of a once vibrant news media in free fall, after 20 years of attacks. The Erdoğan regime jails journalists like China, shutters media outlets like Iran, has cronies buy others like Hungary, uses the judicial system like Poland, and has goons -- online and in person -- attack journalists like Russia. There is hope: journo.com.tr, a new nonprofit platform "for next-generation journalists," is making waves and showing a way forward.
Posted on: August 6, 2020