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Erdogan Provides Eid Allowance To Journalist

A reporter asks, and receives, an eid allowance from Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

On Oct. 15, in the early hours of the morning, a scandal occurred in Istanbul that remarkably symbolized the ethical and identity crisis in Turkey’s political-media relations.

There were two anti-heroes of the incident. The entire world knows one: Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The other was Sultan Akten, a reporter for the pro-government TGRT TV channel.

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