Demirören Media Group launches German-language news portal
Demirören Media Group on Nov. 15 launched its German-language news portal Hurriyet.de. The portal aims to serve to a German-speaking audience in Austria, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
The portal includes many news pieces in the areas of politics, economics, life and culture, travel, sports and technology.
The staff of the news portal includes editors of both German and Turkish origin.
The portal will utilize news pieces, reports, photographs and videos provided by Hürriyet.com.tr and Demirören News Agency for Turkey-related news. For international news, it will utilize pieces from agencies such as the German Press Agency (DPA), Agence France-Presse (AFP) and sport news agency Sport-Informations-Dienst GmbH (SID).
Demirören Media Group’s assets including dailies Hürriyet, Posta, Vatan, Milliyet and the Hürriyet Daily News, TV channels Kanal D and CNN Türk, as well as Demirören News Agency.
This year in March, Demirören Group, established by Erdoğan Demirören in 1956, bought the media arm of Doğan Holding in March, which consisted of dailies Hürriyet, Vatan, Hürriyet Daily News and TV channels Kanal D and CNN Türk.
However, Demirören Group’s business activities are not limited to the media. The group is also active in the energy, mining, manufacturing, tourism and real estate sectors.