Hürriyet columnist Sedat Ergin receives media ethics award
Sedat Ergin received this years’ Nezih Demirkent award for media ethics. Hürriyet photoSedat Ergin, a daily Hürriyet columnist whose column is often run in the Hürriyet Daily News, has received this year’s Nezih Demirkent prize for media ethics.
Along with Ergin, Hürriyet journalist Arda Akın received a prize in the digital media category for his report on the summoning of the Turkish intelligence chief by the Istanbul Prosecutor’s Office.
Hacer Boyacıoğlu from daily Radikal received a prize for her report on how the Court of Accounts failed to send any files about its inspections to Parliament throughout 2011.
Akın received the digital media award in the national category. Private NTV news channel’s Ankara news editor Ahmet Ergen received a prize in the visual media category.
Nezih Demirkent was the founder of the Dünya media group, and prizes have been distributed in his name in several categories, including media, social responsibility and history, every year since 1997.
Ö. Faruk Bölükbaşı received the history prize. BursaGaz, a natural gas distribution company, received the social responsibility award.
Mete Tamer Ömür and Ceyhan Torlak received a prize under the category of written media/domestic news, while Devrim Tosunoğlu from daily Akşam also received a prize in the national written media category.