Bugün TV

Key facts

Ownership Type

Private (confiscated)

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

Free content

Media Companies / Groups

Koza İpek Group

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

2009

Founder

Akın İpek

Affiliated Interests Founder

CEO of Koza Ipek Conglomorate. The group famously backed the AKP government until a rift in 2013 when the AKP government and former ministers were accused of corruption. Following a court order, the company on 26 October 2015 was placed under a panel of trustees that includes former managers from pro-government Turkuvaz Media Group.

Further Information

Headlines

(28.10.2015) Turkish police raid Istanbul media group Koza-Ipek. BBC News. Retrieved in October 2016 from: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34656901

Meta Data

This company and its media outlets were confiscated and no information is available about the founder, shareholders or shares. As the company seized its operations the study can not rate the level of transparency.

Sources

(28.10.2015) 10 soruda Koza İpek Grubu operasyonu. Hurriyet. Retrieved in October 15, 2016, from http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/10-soruda-koza-ipek-holding-operasyonu-40007168

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