Propaganda and persuasion by television during the 1980 coup d'etat in Turkey
This thesis tries to put a light upon the usage of television as an efficient tool of political communucation during 1980 military intervention. In this work, the place of television in Turkish society, impact on Turkish audience and the technological developments in different political periods are also analyzed. From the first day of broadcasting on these issues have been inspected through official reports, records and documents and data with official source were obtained. The juridicial substructure of television in Turkey was studied on the three different periods of military intervention. Also the writings and memoirs of who witnessesed these three periods and the socio-cultural echoes of this medium and regulations were tried to be figured in different chapters. With the oficcial data obtained, numerous tables and figures were drawn and the differences/improvements in these periods were examined through a comparative perspective.