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DEC 31, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Game show vanishes amid Turkish graft scandal

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A popular game show that was punished for its subtle support of last summer's anti-government protests appears once again to have become the victim of Turkish media censorship as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government scrambles to contain a corruption scandal. In an episode of "Kelime Oyunu" ("Word Game") that aired shortly after the scandal broke earlier this month, a contestant was asked to guess a six-letter slang word for someone who takes bribes — an apparent reference to the scandal which led to the arrests of two government ministers' sons on bribery ... Read More

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