Diken (newspaper)

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Diken
TypeOnline newspaper
Owner(s)Keskin Kalem Yayıncılık ve Tic. A.Ş.
Founded27 January 2014
LanguageTurkish
Websitediken.com.tr

Diken is an online Turkish language newspaper edited by Erdal Güven and Emrah Temizkan. The newspaper was first published on 27 January 2014, and its founder Harun Simavi is the grandson of Sedat Simavi.[1]

Simavi described Diken's mission thus: "To be a thorn in the media that's asked to portray our country as a rose garden, and to defend our democracy, basic freedoms, and secularism. And while carrying out this mission, to bring the profession of journalism the dignity and honor that it deserves."[2]

Contributing writers at the newspaper include Kadri Gürsel, Murat Sevinç, Mehveş Evin, Levent Gültekin, Işın Eliçin, Amberin Zaman, Hürrem Sönmez, Mustafa Dağıstanlı, Umut Özkırımlı, Nevşin Mengü, Azime Acar, Yaman Akdeniz, Eray Özer, Mustafa Dağıstanlı, Kemal Göktaş.

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  1. ^ "Gül bahçesinde bir diken". MediaCat Online. 11 Mart 2015. En son 27 Eylül 2015 tarihinde erişildi.
  2. ^ "Bu gazete". Diken.com.au. En son 27 Eylül 2015 tarihinde erişildi.
  3. ^ "‘Yılın İnteraktivistleri’ ödülleri sahiplerini buldu". IMC TV. 15 Haziran 2014. En son 27 Eylül 2015 tarihinde erişildi.

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