Cumhuriyet daily Newspaper

Owned By: Cumhuriyet Foundation
Editions : Şişli, Istanbul
Language : Turkish
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Country : Turkey

Cumhuriyet-Turkish Newspaper

About the Newspaper

This is one of the oldest upmarket newspapers in Turkey. It started publishing in the year 1924 and was established by Yunus Nadi Abalioglu. Yunus was a renowned journalist during that period. This newspaper maintains republic Views and courageous journalistic values. Recently in 2015, it was awarded ‘The Freedom of Press’ for it’s independent views on the government. It faced many political pressures and in many occasions, it’s reporters were physically attacked. The most popular case is the Molotov attack in 2008. Even it’s editor, a representative of Ankara, was sentenced to life imprisonment. Despite all these issues, it has never stepped back from it’s principles and views.