From Google Ads to Prison Calls Turkish Opposition Gets Creative as Erdogan Tightens Grip on Media Ahead of Elections

With most mainstream media under government control, Turkish opposition tries to reach voters in June 24 vote using social media and viral marketing – from posting video calls by an imprisoned presidential candidate to buying ad space on Google

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ANTALYA, Turkey – Tourists in this resort city were surprised last week when they googled for “vacant rooms” in the area: The top-sponsored result wasn’t for a glamorous new hotel, but rather a campaign ad...