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Spotify Complies with Turkey’s Media Watchdog’s Orders
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Spotify Complies with Turkey’s Media Watchdog’s Orders

Spotify complies with Turkey’s media watchdog’s orders. In order to be able to keep serving in the Turkish market, Spotify applies for a license.  Online music streaming giant Spotify launched an application for an operating license in Turkey on Oct. 15, complying with the country’s media watchdog. “Four hours before the 72-hour period elapsed, Spotify…

Netflix CEO Advocated “Cuties” Against Ongoing International Critics, Especially in the US
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Netflix CEO Advocated “Cuties” Against Ongoing International Critics, Especially in the US

Netflix’s Chief Executive (CEO) Ted Sarandos advocated “Cuties“, a Netflix original series premiered last month, against harsh international critics. He is not entertaining any backlash to the controversial French film “Cuties”. However, millions of people around the world, by the way, have accused of the movie of sexualizing young girls. Netflix’s CEO is Backing Their…

Turkish Family Ministry Demands Measures Against Netflix Movie “Cuties”
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Turkish Family Ministry Demands Measures Against Netflix Movie “Cuties”

Turkish Family Ministry asks Turkey’s media watchdog (RTUK-Radio and Television Supreme Council) to adopt measures against Netflix movie “Cuties“. Speculative Debate Around Netflix Movie Cuties The Family, Labor, and Social Services Ministry has applied to Turkey’s media watchdog (RTUK). So, the ministry demands from Radio and Television Supreme Council to adopt “necessary measures” against a…

Gay Character in Love 101 Canceled by Turkish Authorities
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Gay Character in Love 101 Canceled by Turkish Authorities

Ruling AKP deputy chair Mahir Ünal has recently confessed that they imposed Netflix Turkey to cancel the gay character in Love 101. Turkish Netflix series ‘Love 101’ had initially planned to feature a gay character called “Osman.” Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputy chair did not explicitly say why producers changed the scenario at the…

Turkish Authorities Extends Censorship Against Netflix Turkey
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Turkish Authorities Extends Censorship Against Netflix Turkey

Censorship against Netflix Turkey has reached a scary point. Turkish authorities, Justice and Development Party (AKP), and Turkey’s Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTUK) have been attacking free media for a while. However, these attacks have reached a far more fraught and dangerous level. Turkey now puts new obstacles against Netflix Turkey through extend censorship…

Top-Rated Tourist Destinations in Turkey’s Mardin: A Must-See City
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Top-Rated Tourist Destinations in Turkey’s Mardin: A Must-See City

Today, we are going to introduce to you a magical and epic city of Turkey. So, welcome to Mardin! Mardin is the shining city of Mesopotamia. Moreover, the city where calls to prayer echo with church bell sounds. Imaginably, Mardin is a timeless poetic city. The delicate spirit of the mason’s hands created the city’s…

Avlu — “The Yard” Turkish TV Series Switched to NETFLIX: Release Date Announced!
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Avlu — “The Yard” Turkish TV Series Switched to NETFLIX: Release Date Announced!

The successful Turkish TV series Avlu – “The Yard“ TV series has become a first for Netflix in the world. TV series will be the Netflix Original with the new episodes. New episodes have started to be on Netflix on 18th of October, 2019. Star TV’s popular series Courtyard has switched to the world’s largest…

Saving Turkey’s Turtles from builders and boats in İztuzu Beach
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Saving Turkey’s Turtles from builders and boats in İztuzu Beach

Original article by Ümit Bektaş via Reuters.com June Haimoff first stumbled across a loggerhead turtle on Turkey’s southern coast more than 30 years ago. It was a chance encounter that changed her life and the future of the beach she was wandering along. Already beguiled by the 4 km (2.5 mile) stretch of sand, which…