| Turkish Journalists Assc.
Turkish Journalists Assc.founded 10 th.June 1946. The founder
vvere: Mr.Sedat Simavi,Mr. Sadun Galip Savcı, Mr. Cihat Baban,
Mr.Hayri Alpar and Mr. Sait Keşler.
Mr.Sedat Simavi was first elected
President.Mr. Cevat Fehmi Başkut, Mr. Burhan Felek,Mr. Nezih
Demirkent, Mr. Necmi Tanyolaç and Mr.Nail Güreli were the ex
presidents. Mr.Orhan Erinç is present President.
The Assc.aims are keeping
media's newspaper, magazine, radio, TV professional etics in
order, vvorking on freedom of expression.
Assc. Two kinds of member:
Honoury and Professional. There are 6 Hon. Members now.
Total members around
3.300. Assc. some conditions, for members to be. Journalist must
work on number 212 law, 2 years full time work and press card.
Executive Board are 11
elected, (by general arsembly every 2 years) Journalists
(Present board has 2 women member). Assc.owns it's head Quarter
building in Cağaioğlu of İstanbul Press museum is in Cağaioğlu
(building rented from the mayority for 10 years) Assc's Press
museums is unique . Because this kind of museums very rare ali
över the world Museum has 25.000 book it's library. it also has
old news papers colletions. Resercher use the library.
The Assc. publish books.
Till now Assc. Published 57 books. Books are very useful for
journalists and Journalism students.
Assc. also campainged for
a primary school. Our school fınished. İt has 308 students.
School is situated in Sefaköy area.
The Assc. organize several
seminars in its centre and other provinces.
The Assc. also carry on a
big educational Project with German Konrad Adenauer Foundation.
We organize, seminars ali around the Anatiolia for local
Assc. has a daily
newspaper.(Bizim Gazete) İt's circulation is 4.000. it is an
We have a special clinic.
Journalists and locals use the clinic. Also, Assc. own old
people house in Danca . İt is for retired old Journalists and
Assc. give helps for
medicines and hospital car for it's sick members.