Kanal Türk

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

2004

Founder

Tuncay Özkan

Affiliated Interests Founder

Tuncay Ozkan, journalist and politician, was arrested in 2008 and sentenced to aggravated life imprisonment as part of the Ergenekon coup attempt trials. He was released in 2014. He sold Kanal Türk to Ipek Media Group in 2008.

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 Media Profile

(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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