Turkey’s Supreme Council of Radio and Television (RTÜK) restricted broadcasting of ‘breaking news’ in Turkish televisions during the state of emergency rule.
According to Birgün daily, officials from RTÜK told TV executives in a meeting on Wednesday that broadcasting of ‘breaking news’ especially with regards to ‘incidents threatening national security,’ such as terror attacks, will be limited.
Giving details on how a ‘breaking new’ to be broadcasted in Turkish news channels, RTÜK officials shared notes with TV executives outlining certain rules and practices to follow.
According to the note, Turkish TV stations will not be allowed to broadcast every footage or information immediately after a terror attack or incident that matters national security. TV channels will also not permitted to give details of perpetrators, victims, locations of the incident and also share views of the witnesses.
Broadcasting on attacks or emergency incidents in ‘brand named cities’, such as ?stanbul, ?zmir and Antalya, will have …
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