1. Finland / 2. Netherlands / 3. Norway / 4. Luxembourg / 5. Andorra / Source: Reporters Without Borders
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?
A firm known for its pro-government messaging is set to buy one of the last bastions of liberal media in the country, local media reported. Turkey has witnessed press freedom deteriorate since a failed coup in 2016.
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