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Bianet: RTÜK fines TV networks on Gezi resistance coverage


Turkey’s High Council of Radio and Television (RTÜK) issued fines and warnings on several television networks for “encouraging people to violence” and “violating broadcasting principles”. On a meeting yesterday, the council ordered Ulusal TV, Halk TV, Cem TV and EM TV to pay roughly 5,000 euros as penalty. According to Gazeteport, the council reasoned its decision saying that these channels [...] → Read the full article…