Communications Directorate releases announcement regarding broadcasting on earthquake
Turkey's Communications Directorate has released an announcement on Saturday regarding the points to be considered while broadcasting about the earthquake.
The announcement stressed that Turkish state, together with all relevant institutions and organizations, is taking the necessary measures and carrying out the necessary operations by prioritizing the citizens’ security and safety of life.
It pointed out the media's responsibility in this process as an important tool for informing the public, warning against using expressions and images that can cause public panic and outrage.
"The statements and briefings of our ministers in the region at present and of other public authorities should be taken as the basis. Disinformative posts on social media should not be given credit," it added. (ILKHA)