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Korkusuz

Korkusuz is the national daily newspaper published in Turkey, founded by Burak Akbay. It started publishing on November 29, 2014. It belonged to the Estetik Publishing until it was transferred to the BEME Media A.G in 2019. 

It’s known for its loud and Kemalist critique of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling AKP, along with Sözcü newspaper.

Key facts

Audience Share

2.93

Ownership Type

Private

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

Paid

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Media Companies / Groups

Estetik Yayıncılık A.Ş. (owned by BEME Media A.G.)

Ownership

Ownership Structure

Owned by one company

Voting Rights

According to Article 434 of Turkish Commercial Code, shareholders in corporations ('Anonim Şirket’) use their voting rights in proportion with their shares’ nominal value. Each shareholder has at least one vote, however voting rights might be limited, or given more weight with articles of association. Moreover, public companies may issue shares without voting rights according to Article 14/A of Capital Markets Law.

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General Information

Founding Year

2014

Founder

Burak Akbay

Affiliated Interests Founder

Born in 1971 in Istanbul, Burak Akbay attended the American College of Switzerland. His first business was starting a newspaper printing press. He founded Sözcü newspaper in 2007. He owns all the shares of Estetik Yayıncılık A.Ş., the company that publishes the newspaper 'Sözcü' as well as its website sozcu.com.tr. He's also the head of the Board of Directors of BAK Medya ve Yayıncılık Hizmetleri A.Ş. company, which was registered in the Turkish Trade Registry Gazette in July 2016 under the category 'television broadcasting'.

Sözcü newspaper, Korkusuz newspaper, GırGır, Sözcü TV and sozcu.com.tr transferred to Beme Media A.G, which was established in Switzerland in 2019. Burak Akbay is the member of the Board of Directors of BEME Media A.G.

Ceo

Burak Akbay (the-then CEO of Estetik Publishing)

Other Important People

Metin Sarıkınacı

A representative of legal entity.

Contact

Maslak Mah. Dereboyu Cad. Meydan Sk. Veko Giz Plaza. No:3, Kat:17 Daire:57/58/59/60 Maslak, Sarıyer, İstanbul TEL: 0 212 698 35 35 FAX: 0 212 471 22 30

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Market Share

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Further Information

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