February 12 Dünya newspaper editor Osman S. Arolat stated that Demirkent, one of Turkey's leading journalists, was a leader and a guide ...
Nezih Demirkent suffered a heart attack at the age of 70 over the weekend in his home in Darıca near İstanbul. Prior to starting up his business and finance newspaper Dünya Mr. Demirkent is acclaimed with publishing Turkeys first Turkish-English newspaper the Yeni Gazete. He then took over the reigns at Turkeys top daily Hürriyet newspaper. Turkish Journalists Association President Nail Güreli emphasized that Demirkent will be missed deeply especially in the current downbeat economic state of newspapers in Turkey. Mr. Demirkent will be laid to rest in Rumelihisarı cemetery on Tuesday.
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