Daily Hürriyet returns home with award, praise from Journalism Success Awards
ISTANBUL – Doğan News AgencyHürriyet daily has received an award and five praise titles in annual Journalism Success Awards of the Turkey Journalists’ Society, which was held on March 24 with the participation of the country’s leading journalists.
Awards in areas including politics, economy, environment, education, health, culture and arts, sports, investigative journalism and interview were distributed to the journalists from at least 10 different media outlets.
The award for the political news stories category went to Can Uğur from daily Birgün with his story “Suicide Bomber with Green Card,” while Fevzi Kızılkoyun from daily Hürriyet received praise with his story “Last Three Days of Negligence.”
In the economy category, Gülistan Alagöz from daily Hürriyet won the award with her story “Magnificent Gentrification,” as again from daily Hürriyet Arda Akın received praise for his story “Honesty Report.”
In the interview category, “Golden Confessions” by Ali Açar from daily Cumhuriyet was the award-winning story, while “ISIL Slaves” by İpek Yezdani from daily Hürriyet was the praise-receiving story.
The story, “Heaven Coves are Perishing,” by Güngör Karakuş from daily Habertürk received an award in the environment category and “Peninsula to Ataköy” by Ömer Erbil from daily Hürriyet received praise in the same category.
While Sümeyra Tansel from daily Taraf won the award for the education category with her story “Education Ministry Wasted 873 Chlidrens’ Future,” “Gave Life to Education” by Recai Uygur from Erzurum’s daily Pusula received praise.
For the health category, “Test of Women Who Want Abortion with the Public Hospitals” by Gizem Coşkunarda from daily Milliyet won the category’s award, with “Medicine Education” by Celal Kaya and Zehra Evcil from daily Zaman receiving praise in the same category.