Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Political Science Seminar Series
History of Political Parallelism in the Turkish
Çarşamba, 3 Mart 2010
This talk reviews the history of political parallelism in the Turkish press
from the appearance of first newspapers in 1830s to the general
elections of 2002. It is based upon a survey of general histories of the
Turkish press and other additional sources, and codes authors'
evaluations and observations concerning individual newspapers' political positions, their content, organizational connections that papers have with political actors, and legal/violent actions taken by political actors against papers.