name = Hürriyet
type = Daily
Doğan Media Group
website = [http://www.hurriyet.com.tr www.hurriyet.com.tr]
"Hürriyet" (meaning "Liberty") is an influential [cite news|url=http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/yazarDetay.do?haberno=119554
title=News fit to print?
quote=I am no great fan of "Hürriyet" as a newspaper. I believe it abuses the considerable authority it wields.] , high-circulation broadsheet daily Turkish newspaper. "Hürriyet" was founded by
Sedat Simavion 1 May 1948with a staff of 48, and selling 50,000 in its first week. [cite web|url=http://www.hurriyetkurumsal.com/tr/tarihce_km_taslar.asp?tarih=4859
title=HÜRRİYET'İN KİLOMETRE TAŞLARI
year=2005] "Hürriyet" was Simavi's 59th and last publication; a realization of his goal of "ingraining and defending democracy". [cite web|url=http://www.hurriyetkurumsal.com/eng/Throughout_60_years.asp
title=Hürriyet at first glance
"Hürriyet" is published by the Doğan Group and has a secular and strongly nationalist leaning, as expressed in its renowned motto, "Turkey belongs to Turks" [cite news|url=http://mondediplo.com/2007/05/02turkey
title=Turkey: torn between God and state
Le Monde diplomatique
quote=Turkey’s most profitable newspaper, "Hürriyet", has for years carried on its front page the motto “Turkey for the Turks” beneath a 1930s-style cameo of Ataturk...] ( _tr. Türkiye Türklerindir; a phrase allegedly coined by the publisher Cevat Rifat Atilhan [cite web|url=http://www.crag.org.uk/articles/article13d.html
title=Letter to Editor of the TLS in Response to the Review of "The Burning Tigris" by TLS
publisher=Campaign for Recognition of the Armenian Genocide ] ). To the left of its
logois found a composition of an Atatürkportrait, a Turkish flag with the motto.
"Hürriyet" combines a
tabloid-style editorial line with high-profile columnists like Oktay Ekşi, Doğan Uluç and Bekir Coşkun. Owing to the owner Aydın Doğan's history with the Turkish conglomerate Koç Holding, the paper is a criticized for taking a positive stance towards Koç.Fact|date=August 2008
"Hürriyet" has close ties with the
Axel Springer AGdaily " Bild". Kai Diekmannis a member of the executive board of "Hürriyet". [ [http://www.hurriyetkurumsal.com/tr/cv_kai_diekmann.asp Yönetim Kurulu ve Yönetimle İlgili Bilgiler] , Hürriyet Kurumsal.]
"Hürriyet" also has European and North American editions. Its online edition includes a small English edition.
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* [http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/anasayfa/ Hürriyet] tr
* [http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/english/ Hürriyet] en
* [http://www.hurriyetusa.com/ Hürriyet USA]
* [http://www.hurriyetcorporate.com Hürriyet Corporate] en
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