Board for Doğan Holding’s Editorial Principles Announced
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Doğan Holding Honorary Chairman Aydın Doğan. Hürriyet PhotoA board was formed on Jan. 11 to supervise the editorial practices of media institutions belonging to Doğan Holding .Namely, Doğan Editorial Principles Board will operate within the scope of the principles that were updated in Dec, 2012.
According to an announcement issued by Doğan Holding, the board was formed with the aims of supervising the practices of the editorial principles, determining on the matters that could not be solved by the media institutions themselves, removing different interpretations and pursuing to achieve broadcasting standards that conform to universal norms.
The announcement also indicated that the board consisted of various experts specialized in different fields and disciplines, representing a wide social scope.
According to the announcement, the members could remain in the board at most six years without an interval. At the end of the first two years, one third of the board will be renewed. Also, a Board Secretariat, which will prepare required documents and files, determine meeting dates and form agendas, will be formed to institutionalize the board so that it could operate more efficiently.
The members of the board include Doğan Holding Honorary Chairman Aydın Doğan, Prof. Feride Acar, Bekir Ağırdır, Prof. Bülent Çaplı, Mustafa Denizli, Doğan Hızlan, Prof. Yasemin İnceoğlu, Altan Öymen, Prof. Dr. Turgut Tarhanlı, Prof. Salih Tuğ, Prof. Aydın Uğur, Volkan Vural and Prof. Nevzat Yalçıntaş.