1. Hungary (on average 4,7 hours daily)│ 2. Greece (4,5 hours)│ 3. Turkey (4,4 hours)│ 4. Italy (4,3 hours)│ 5. UK (4,1 hours)│ Source: OECD
A company with close ties to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has bought the daily newspaper "Hurriyet" and TV station CNN Turk. The consolidation is "a deep cut," says Reporters Without Borders' Christian Mihr.
The sale of the independent Dogan Group to a firm close to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sparked anger and dismay among many people in Turkey. Does it spell the end for independent media in the country?
Turkey's national public broadcaster TRT has banned more than 200 songs. The music supposedly "encourages alcoholism" or "propagates terrorism," accusations the affected musicians reject as ridiculous.
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