Book Review

Media Freedom: Contested Legacy of a Concept in Turkey

From the late Ottoman era to today’s Turkey, the state of media freedom has never been secure amid incessant political pressure from the palace or governments.

Anti-riot police detains a journalist during a police raid to break up protest at Ankara University in early 2017.
Anti-riot police detains a journalist during a police raid to break up protest at Ankara University in early 2017.

A Political History of Turkey’s Press

Virginia-based journalist and writer. Politics, culture, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, the MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun

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