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Kanal Türk

Key facts

Ownership Type

Private (confiscated)

Geographic Coverage


Content Type

Free content


General Information

Founding Year



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


(28.10.2015) Turkish police raid Istanbul media group Koza-Ipek. BBC News. Retrieved in October 2016 from:

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.


(28.10.2015) 10 soruda Koza İpek Grubu operasyonu. Hurriyet. Retrieved in October 15, 2016, from

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