Mayor Gürün Celebrates 10 January Employees of Journalist Day

Dr. Osman Gürün, Mayor of Muğla Metropolitan Municipality celebrated the 10 January Employees of Journalist Day.

Dr. Osman Gürün, Mayor of Muğla Metropolitan Municipality remembered that the press was very important because the press informed the citizens with objective, real and true news. Mayor Gürün expressed; “Unfortunately, the journalists in our country spend difficult days. According to result of a searching, Turkey is takes the 151 place among 180 countries in terms of freedom of press.  We should ensure a free area for the journalist and the journalist should be not arrested because of writing the truths.”

Mayor Gürün: “For modern Turkey, the journalist have a great responsibility.”

Dr. Osman Gürün, Mayor of Muğla Metropolitan Municipality stated that throughout Turkish War of Independence, some national newspapers such as Minber in 1918, İrade-i Milliye in 1919 and Hakimiyet-i Milliye and Anatolian Agency in 1920  were established by Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Founder of Republic of Turkey in order to inform the residents. Mayor Gürün expressed; “The press is common voice of a nation. The press is the most important guide and power to show and express truths to nations. I would like to celebrate the 10 January Employees of Journalist Day and I believe that the journalists have a great responsibility for modern Turkey.”  

Yayınlama Tarihi: 9.1.2017 0