The FMA tries to position itself as a body that can advise, represent and advocate for members with official institutions such as the Directorate of Communications (the body of the Turkish government that deals with media issues), but also municipalities, police, etc.
Our aim is to protect the rights of members and provide assistance in emergency situations. For that goal we cooperate with international and domestic journalist and media organizations.
It is not uncommon in Turkey that certain local media single out some foreign correspondents and characterize them as “enemies” or “spies”. This is often done based on mistaken or untrue data. In such cases, FMA will clarify the facts and challenge statements on misinformation targeting media workers working for foreign outlets and their reporting.
We will also assist our members in copyright and other issues.
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