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Press freedom: Jailed Turkish journalists up for adoption

As a new report puts Turkey's media in the same category as North Korea, it is time for the world to wake up to the plight of their imprisoned scribes

By Serena Kutchinsky  

Images of Turkish government advisors assaulting protestors in Soma have been suppressed by mainstream media © Depo Photos/ABACA/PA 

What makes a free press? In the wake of the Leveson Inquiry and the phone hacking scandal, it’s a concept that has preoccupied many British journalists. I was working for News UK when the controversy was at its peak, and happened to be in the building when the tearful News of the World staff marched defiantly out of their newsroom for the final time.…

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