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The Turkish Government Takes Control Of Major Newspaper

Earlier this week, police raided the Istanbul offices of the Turkish newspaper Zaman. The raid followed a court decision, last week, which placed the paper (an opposition paper to the current government) under state control. Many now accuse the publication of running pro-government propaganda stories. 

Ihan Tanir, a Turkish journalist based in Washington D.C., joined us to tell us what’s been happening.

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