Football fans turned out in large numbers during the Gezi Park protests in Istanbul. They’ve paid the price since
Environmental activism is alive and well in Turkey, despite the peddling of conspiracy theories and government efforts to discredit campaigners
All that is solid in the Turkish media melted into air over the past year, and much of the entertainment content have migrated from traditional platforms to streaming services like YouTube and Netflix.
The modern crisis in Turkey’s journalistic freedoms began in 2008. Index on Censorship magazine’s Kaya Genc revisits the “coup cases” that ended up turning Turkish journalism into a field of feuds and hostilities
Turkey: Number of “insulting Turkishness” cases drops as parliament discusses changing definition of citizenship
There has been a significant decrease in the number of cases brought under Turkey’s infamous Article 301, a recent news investigation has shown. But...
Fifteen years after she was detained for allegedly perpetrating a terrorist attack in Istanbul’s Spice Bazaar, and eleven years after she was...
Kaya Genç looks at how Turkey’s “first truly liberal newspaper” has shaken up the country’s media
As Turkey lifts ban against hundreds of books, we discover how comic Captain Miki offended the Turkish state
Judging by sales figures, Turkish readers love comics magazines and graphic novels, but the political and military leaders of the country have had...
In Turkey, television drama is big business. A handful of big-budget productions attract millions of viewers every week, both at home and abroad....
The conviction of Ferhat Tunç signals the marginalisation of dissident Turkish voices, says Kaya Genç
As over 40 people, many of them journalists, are detained on terrorism charges across Turkey, Kaya Genç examines the latest attempt to silence the Kurdish press
For many journalists and opinion leaders who supported Ergenekon investigations, reporters’ arrests are absurd, says Kaya Genç