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Forced at gunpoint to read a statement by coup plotters and raided by rebel military forces, Turkey's media organisations were bruised by the drama of a coup but also played a role in ensuring it did not succeed.Hours after the TRT broadcast, a group of armed soldiers stormed the Istanbul premises of one of Turkey's largest media conglomerates, Dogan Media Group, which owns the CNN Turk channel as well as the Hurriyet daily and its English-language sister paper Hurriyet Daily News.It was CNN Turk which communicated Erdogan's first messages to the public as TRT was raided by rebel soldiers. Erdogan, who joined the private television via a smart phone, urged people to take to streets in a show of protest against the coup attempt.Pro-government Yeni Safak photographer Mustafa Cambaz was gunned down by rebel soldiers after calling for protests on social media against the coup attempt.
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