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  • Publishing leaked information as news: Sabotage or journalistic success? 

    Authors:Baybars Hawks, Banu; Smith, Ayten Gorgun
    Publisher and Date:(2013)
    This article aims to analyse the universal news criteria regarding the transformation of information into news. In February 2013 the transcript of a meeting between 3 pro-Kurdish deputies and the jailed leader of the PKK (the Kurdistan Workers Party) was leaked to the Turkish press. This was published in Milliyet a national Turkish newspaper and has been interpreted as a forceful move to sabotage the positive atmosphere surrounding Turkey's latest efforts with the PKK to end a conflict that has ...