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Sunday, October 29, 2017
Authoritarianism, sexism and violence are on the rise
A recent study conducted by Turkey’s Hacettepe University found out that
the top three most stressful professions in the country are the
military, the police and journalism. Not surprising given the fact that
since the coup attempt in July 2016, more than 160 media outlets have
been shut down and over 100 journalists have been arrested. An even
larger number of journalists have been blacklisted, sacked, exiled. The
clampdown on the media has a profound negative impact on the entire
society. And though Turkey is a particularly striking example, it is not
the only place where freedom of expression is under threat.