|Catering Turkish jail style: now home to 'dozens 'of journalists....|
The highly respected New York published O'Dwyer Newsletter is reporting that APCO Worldwide, a political PR outfit has been hired by the current Turkish regime on a fee of $74,000 FOR TWO WEEKS work.
Just in case APCO read this: Post attempted coup Turkey has detained journalists and broadcasters, thrown thousands into jail, closed down newspapers and pulled the plug on Radio and TV news stations. Sacked teachers and toppled the Judiciary... We've reproduced the item below. some things you really cannot make up!
Turkey Hires APCO for Post-Coup PR
|By Editorial Staff|
|Turkey, which endured an attempted military coup in July that many blame on the US, has engaged APCO Worldwide to foster stronger ties with the US through a PR push.|
APCO is charged with providing media relations, stakeholder engagement and strategic communications services in the US "to promote positive relations between the US and the Republic of Turkey," according to the contract.
The initial two-week contract from Aug. 1 to Aug. 15 is worth $74,200.
Turkey tapped APCO to communicate with media and other organizations to boost the countries' relationship.
Many Turks believe a Muslim cleric living in the US, Fethullah Gulen, was behind the coup attempt. Gulen has denied involvement.
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