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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.

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New York-based writer. Politics, culture, literary criticism, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun

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Abdullah Ayasun

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New York-based writer. Politics, culture, literary criticism, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun

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