June 2, 2023

President Erdogan’s dominant presence within the media helps him push Turkey’s tight elections right into a second spherical. Additionally, is the media exacerbating the Sino-American divide?

With President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the cusp of re-election in a runoff subsequent week, what’s subsequent for what’s left of Turkish journalism?

Mustafa Akyol – Senior Fellow on the Cato Institute
Ravza Kawakchi Kan – Member of Parliament for the AKP
Seren Selvin Korkmaz is a co-founder of the IstanPol Institute and lecturer at Stockholm College.
Güney Yildiz – researcher and analyst

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Einar Tangen is a senior fellow on the Taihe Institute and founding father of Asia Narratives

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