Demirören Media High School opened by education minister

Demirören Media High School, a vocational school that will train young journalists who will be well-equipped with skills to work in the media sector, has been inaugurated in Istanbul with a ceremony attended by Turkish Education Minister Mahmut Özer.

"I believe that this high school will be a school where the most successful students in the country will be studying," Özer said in his opening speech at the high school building, located inside the complex of Demirören Media Holding in the Bağcılar district.

Thanking the Demirören family for their efforts to establish the school, the minister said, "I wished to be a student here."

Demirören Media Holding and the Education Ministry signed a protocol on Oct. 7, 2021, to establish the high school.

"In a very short time, we made the school ready for education," Yıldırım Demirören, the board chairman of Demirören Holding, said in his speech.

Highlighting the importance of media, Demirören said, "This school, opened at the heart of the media sector, will form the future of a principled and fair media."

"We are looking forward to hosting our students," he said. "Because, we know that when they graduate from this school that will present education with world standards, they will be trained by professionals in our group."

Demirören Media Holding is Turkey's biggest media group, owning well-known dailies Hürriyet, Hürriyet Daily News, Milliyet, Posta and Fanatik, and national boadcasters, CNN Türk and Kanal D, a news agency, DHA, and a pay-TV platform, D-Smart.

The inauguration day of Demirören Media High School became host to another protocol signing ceremony between Demirören Holding and the ministry.

"Today is a historical day," Özer said. "We are not only...

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