Turkey launches raids against independent media outlets

Zaman editor-in-chief Ekrem Dumanlı, escorted by plainclothes police officers, is cheered on by his colleagues as he leaves the headquarters of Zaman daily newspaper in İstanbul on Sunday. (Photo: Cihan)

Zaman editor-in-chief Ekrem Dumanlı, escorted by plainclothes police officers, is cheered on by his colleagues as he leaves the headquarters of Zaman daily newspaper in İstanbul on Sunday. (Photo: Cihan)

A Turkish government crackdown on independent media outlets has led to police raids on Turkey’s largest newspaper and national TV network this week. 90.3 KRNU reporter Barney McCoy was in Turkey this past year reporting on free press challenges and has the latest on today’s situation. Click here to listen to the 90.3 KRNU report.

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