All three showed a not too bright future ahead for
French Le Monde said "
The report in Le Monde says
The second article was published in the Washington Post.
Most importantly, the newspaper emphasized this:
Of course the $90 billion issue created a storm in markets.
The third article was published in the Financial Times (FT).
According to the FT, for
The good news; the IMF announced it would take steps to help countries affected by the crisis to meet their urgent credit requirements.
This is "good news" for
But the following line in the FT crushed our hopes.
It said that countries such as
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Of course, three catastrophic news items covered in influential newspapers of
The issue we discussed in the editorial meeting was this:
I supported the notion that this news should be highlighted and given in-depth coverage.
But the opinion of the economy news service was contrary to my own.
They believe that a "speculative" atmosphere was being forced into the markets over the last 48 hours.
This speculative atmosphere could be intensified through detailed coverage of international news items on
As I always take the opinions of professionals and department executives very seriously, I ceded to their suggestions.
But, I need to confess that these reports should receive wider coverage.
That is because the government is convinced their economy politics is faultless if we don’t give greater coverage to such news items.
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What is this politics?
Erdogan is angered when the Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (TUSIAD) warns of "taking measures".
Erdogan is angered by bankers who ask precautions be taken.
Erdogan speaks about "being held by the throat" while the IMF calls for an agreement.
I am not even going to mention his attitude towards the mass media since he shakes his fist at us every single day.
He doesn't stop with just fist shaking, but also sends the state's so-called autonomous institutions to attack us.
Foreign newspapers that until recently supported him write that
In other words,
At this point I want to tell him directly.
Mr. Prime Minister;
Every single day your anger towards everyone intensifies, but the situation does not seem any brighter.
Now is the time to stop getting angry and hold a 24-hour-long crisis meeting.
Do not believe that the wheels of industry are turning in this country by simply looking at the regularly paid deputies and bureaucrats in the capital,