Killing Me Softly with His Words: Censorship and Self-Censorship from the Perspective of Turkish Journalists

@article{Arsan2013KillingMS,
  title={Killing Me Softly with His Words: Censorship and Self-Censorship from the Perspective of Turkish Journalists},
  author={E. Leyla Arsan},
  journal={Turkish Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={14},
  pages={447 - 462}
}
  • E. Arsan
  • Published 1 September 2013
  • Political Science
  • Turkish Studies
Abstract Turkey is a country where democratization process has been repeatedly interrupted by military interventions in the past 50 years. Censorship and self-censorship have become ordinary practices in the media, mainly due to weak parliamentary representations followed by oppressive coup periods. Yet even though a democratically elected government is currently in charge of the country, censorship of the press remains to be a common and systematic to silence alternative views. It is also… 

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