Turkish state TV fined for favoring Erdogan in election coverage

November 12, 2014 2:38 PM

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Turkish state TV fined for favoring Erdogan in election coverage

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's state-run broadcaster has been penalized for favoring President Tayyip Erdogan in its coverage of the country's first popular vote for head of state, the national election board said on Wednesday.

The election was a major step for Erdogan in cementing his power after 10 years as prime minister and extending the authority of the presidency that until his accession had been largely a ceremonial position.

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