Turkey continues to broaden its crackdown on media with suspected links to the Gulen movement, which the government accuses of orchestrating a failed July 15 coup attempt.
On Wednesday, the official gazette said it ordered the closure of three news agencies, 16 television stations, 23 radio stations, 45 newspapers, 15 magazines and 29 publishers.
The newspapers were mostly small regional websites but included well-known national titles.
Among the national papers closed were "Zaman," its English language version "Today's Zaman" and "Bugun." These titles and others tied to a Gulen-linked holding company had already been put under state administration earlier this year.
Zaman had been the country's top-circulating paper before being taken over. It was once pro-government before becoming sharply critical in 2013.
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