Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday released a message, marking the Jan. 10 Working Journalists’ Day.

“The existence of media, which is polyphonic, effective and capable of informing the public without being subject to any restrictions, is an indispensable condition of a democratic and transparent society,” Erdogan said in the message.

The president noted that Turkey quickly adapts to developments in communication technologies and Turkey is one of the leading countries in the world in printed and broadcast media as well as in social media and Internet journalism.

For the existence of a healthy public opinion, Erdogan said,

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