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The headlines of Turkish newspapers on Friday March 28, 2014, a day after Turkish authorities moved to block access to YouTube after an audio recording of a government security meeting was leaked on the video-sharing website. Some headlines read: ” Suleyman Shah Bomb; State Secrets Leaked; YouTube Blocked; Declaration of War; Meeting of Blood Lobby; Situation is Serious; Treason, Worse of Treason.” (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)


Opinion: Double Standards in the Media

Opinion: Double Standards in the Media

A friend of mine sent me an email about last month’s Palestine International Media Forum, held in Turkey last month, that truly shocked me. He said that “the media and press were put on trial and censured” at that forum. Indeed, the full thrust of his statement...