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European Parliament Priorities for Turkey Following the Elections of the 12th of June 2012: the Need for “Uzlaşma”

of all Internet users in Turkey are between the ages of 15 and 24. Another 31 percent is between 25 and 34. It can be comfortably said that approximately 70 percent of Internet users in Turkey are young people.24 Internet users in Turkey increase exponentially each year. And as the penetration and number of users increase, the power of new media is hoped to be felt throughout the deepest corners of Turkish society. Hopefully, a new generation of dynamic, young professionals will replace the supporters of status quo in the media in the near future. Thus, for now, that seems to be the only light in the darkest painting.

24. Research Report on Youth in Turkey by KONDA, May 2011, http://www.konda.com. tr/tr/raporlar.php

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