Protests have continued outside the offices of the Feza Media Group a day after a Turkish court ruled that the company could no longer operate independently.
The Turkish government raided two opposition newspapers this week.
Turkey goes to the polls on Sunday for the second time this year. And much has changed since June's general election, including a "war on terror," renewed insurgent violence, and unprecedented terror attacks.
Days before an election, Turkey is cracking down on companies linked to a US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. After today's raids, brawls broke out and police sprayed water cannon to disperse dozens of people.
The US-based cleric has been accused by Turkey's president of attempting to oust him, and of participating in "terrorist activities."
Authorities detained the editor-in-chief of one of Turkey's largest newspapers, along with several other journalists and people associated with an opposition leader.
A job at Turkey's official press agency means being a government spin doctor.
Violent clashes between protesters and police broke out in the heart of Istanbul this weekend, following a series of revelations about corruption within the government, months of demonstrations, and an all-round terrible year for Prime Minister Recep...