Demirören News Agency

Demirören News Agency (DHA; Turkish: Demirören Haber Ajansı) is a Turkish news agency which was founded in 1999. It is owned by the Demirören Group. It provides news in English, German and Chinese as well as Turkish.[1] In 2011 it had 41 offices in Turkey and 26 abroad.[2]

Demirören News Agency
IndustryNews agency
Founded1999
Headquartersİstanbul, Turkey
ParentDemirören Group[1]
Websitehttp://www.dha.com.tr

Formerly owned by the Doğan Media Group and called Doğan Haber Ajansı, DHA was known for its critical coverage of the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.[3] In March 2018, the parent company was sold to Demirören Group whose owner, Erdogan Demirören, is close to the Erdoğan government.[4]

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  1. ^ a b DHA, Künye
  2. ^ Esra Elmas, Dilek Kurban (2011), "Communicating Democracy -Democratizing Communication - Media in Turkey: Legislation, Policies, Actors", Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation, p32
  3. ^ SPIEGEL, Hasnain Kazim, DER. "Türkei: Erdogan bestätigt Echtheit von Telefonmitschnitten - DER SPIEGEL - Politik". www.spiegel.de.
  4. ^ "Turkey’s last big independent media firm is snapped up by a regime ally," The Economist. March 27, 2018.

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