MEDIA

Media

Doğan Holding has a pioneering role in the media sector with its contemporary and objective publishing principles performed in accordance with the Doğan Media Code of Conducts.

Doğan Holding, leading player in the publishing and broadcasting sectors with its successful and strong position for almost 40 years, decided to sell all its stake in its major media assets in May 16, 2018.

Doğan Media Code of Conduct

Doğan Media Code of Conduct

In media, Doğan Holding aims to produce and develop content and media tools for news, entertainment and education and deliver these to clients through innovative ways.

Doğan media companies have been providing exclusive news stories, content and services, setting the agenda, engaging its readers, viewers and listeners in dialogue and adding value to their lives round the clock on a daily basis across all forms of channels, at a global level.

Their shared values are the most important shared asset of the publisher and the employees, and constitutes the foundation of their publishing principles.

These values also form the basis of the contract between Doğan media companies and their readers, viewers and listeners.

Doğan’s media companies promise their readers, viewers and listeners a publishing activity at the best possible quality, in line with professional and ethical principles, creative, one that breaks the mold and the traditions at times, and yet respectful at all times towards their readers, viewers and listeners.


Broadcasting Principles

Publishing Principles
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Magazine and Book Publishing

Doğan Burda Magazine

Featuring magazines that have original and creative content, Doğan Burda is the leader of the magazine publishing sector in Turkey. With two weekly magazines, 16 monthly magazines, six magazines with special periods, Doğan Burda boasts a portfolio of 75 publications and continues to be a successful player in the sector. The number of magazines published by the company is 24 (2016: 29); 12 (2016: 14) of these magazines are published under license agreements with international companies.

Doğan Egmont

Doğan Egmont, a leading book and magazine publisher that attracts a broad readership of all ages and interests, was founded in 1996 with the partnership of Doğan Group and Scandinavia’s well-established media group Egmont.

Doğan Egmont, embracing the philosophy that “Reading is the future” and featuring more than 1,000 children’s books and 20 magazines in its portfolio, plays an important role in the personal development of youth and children. The company, which is the leader in the children’s book and magazines market, publishes books and magazines – such as Disney, Mattel, Hasbro, Harper Collins and Scholastic – in addition to other significant publications for children from Turkey and around the world.

One of the leading publishers of culture books for adults since its establishment in 1999, Doğan Kitap has been operating under the umbrella of Doğan Egmont since 2007. In order to be able to reach out to a diverse readership and establish targeted communications with different groups, Doğan Egmont introduced the following sub-brands to the sector between 2011 and 2014: DEX in 2011; DEX Plus in 2013; CEO Plus and Doğan Novus in 2014. Doğan Egmont started publishing preparatory books forschool exams in 2017 under the brand name Doğan Akademi.

Continuing to provide top quality, select works to Turkish readers in 2017, Doğan Egmont issued 829 new book titles (227 for adults and 602 for children and youth), and sold over 5.5 million copies. Zülfü Livaneli's book "Huzursuzluk (Restlessness)" published by Doğan Kitap in January became the best-selling book of the year, with 500,000 copies in print.

The publisher of 20 children’s magazines, Doğan Egmont continued to invest in e-book technology and boosted its e-book offering to 750 titles, most under the Doğan Kitap brand.

Dergi Pazarlama Planlama DPP (Magazine Marketing and Planning)

Dergi Pazarlama Planlama (“DPP”), which is active in magazine marketing and planning, continues to be the indisputable and highly respected sector leader with its foreign partnerships and successful business areas.

Music and TV Production

D Productions

One of the leading production houses in Turkey, D Productions was founded under the name ANS International in 1992 and joined the Doğan TV Holding family in 1998. Since 2005, the company has operated under the name D Yapım Reklamcılık ve Dağıtım A.Ş., producing TV series, programs, movies and providing movie distribution services. Additionally, Kanal D Home Video, owned by D Productions, offers a wide range of films for those who want to enjoy cinema-quality movies at home.

Doğan Music Company (DMC)

DMC maintained its leading position in the sector with 25% market share in CD sales, 42% in radio & TV playlists and 48% in digital sales as of 2017-end. At end 2016, DMC entered into actor management and casting agency services with Glamorous Celebrity Management Agency (GCMA), and started to gain a place in the sector.

Net D

netd.com, which went on air in 2012 and changed its design and content structure in September 2017, continues to operate as a "Premium Video Content Platform." In order to offer users a 360°-screen experience, netd.com is available on all platforms including Smart TV, applications and the web; it is the only platform where all Doğan TV channels' shows and programs can be viewed from the same hub

NetD Müzik

NetD Müzik is the official broadcast platform for music clips in various genres ranging from Turkish pop music to alternative music, and constitutes the third most popular YouTube channel(6) globally with 8.8 million subscribers(5). Having exceeded 19 billion views since its creation in January 2014(5), NetD Music has been the second fastest-growing channel in the world over the last three years.

NetD Müzik has a constantly updated catalogue including over 7 thousand new and official music videos from over 90 music production firms, and its viewers watch these videos an average of 600 million times monthly(7).

NetD Müzik delivers Turkish music to the entire world in a free and easily accessible manner, and continues its broadcasts via music channels on YouTube and İzlesene as well as netd.com.

Şantiye

Established in 2016, Şantiye is a multi-channel network that collaborates with channels broadcasting over the YouTube platform. As a YouTube-approved company, it obtains the digital ad sales rights of content producers in Turkey and sells sponsored content. Şantiye functions as a video production and consultancy network that also delivers production and content consultancy to channels.

With an average of 50 million monthly views and a total of 7.5 million subscribers, Şantiye serves 71 YouTube channels in the most watched categories. Şantiye plans to boost access to its channels in the network in the short run and become Turkey's largest and highest quality multi-channel network in the long term.

(5) https://www.youtube.com/user/netdmuzikk

(6) https://socialblade.com/youtube/top/100/mostviewed

(7) YouTube analytics interface

Other

Slow Türk

Turkey's first nationwide Turkish slow music radio, Slow Türk aims to make the best love songs accessible to a broad radio audience under the slogan “The Frequency for Love.” With its beautiful, romantic love songs played during the day, the channel quickly became one of the most popular radio channels in Turkey. Slow Türk reaches audiences via digital platforms, the Türksat satellite, the terrestrial broadcasting network and internet broadcasts, in addition to applications for tablets and other mobile devices.

radyonom.com

Doğan Radio Group, committed to undertaking pioneering initiatives in the Turkish radio sector, launched the website radyonom.com in 2014. radyonom.com continues its broadcasts with radio channels that feature a wide variety of genres, as well as rich musical content, podcasts, world music lists and with a thematic approach. With its user-friendly interface, the digital platform radyonom.com provides practicality to radio listeners, and is also accessible via mobile applications.

Glokal Dijital Hizmetler

Launched in 2006 as Hürriyet newspaper’s online real estate platform, hurriyetemlak.com is a real estate portal that collects the entire sector on a comprehensive website. With an extensive ad portfolio, up-to-date news, innovative products and projects, the website stays abreast of developments in the real estate sector. As of end-2017, hurriyetemlak.com has over 7 million unique visitors and 19 million page views per month on average (Google Analytics, 2017).

Within the scope of the “Share Transfer Agreement” signed on April 6, 2018 in respect to Doğan Holding’s media assets sales, Hürriyet Gazetecilik A.Ş., which holds 92% shares in the capital of its direct subsidiary Glokal Dijital Hizmetler Pazarlama ve Ticaret A.Ş., sold its all shares to Glocal Invest BV on May 14, 2018.


Kanal D Romania

As the face of Kanal D in Romania, Kanal D Romania started broadcasting in 2007 with a national broadcast license. The channel received widespread acclaim with its original broadcasting approach and became one of Romania’s most watched television channels shortly after its launch. After starting to broadcast some of its programs in full HD in 2014, Kanal D Romania began to broadcast its entire content as full HD in 2016. Kanal D Romania is one of the two corporations broadcasting full HD programming in Romania. Kanal D maintained its rating at 7.7%, as in the last year, becoming at of the top three TV channels in the country.

Foreign Trade
Doğan Foreign Trade
Doğan Dış Ticaret mainly operates in the import of paper and printing blocks. The company also functions as an agent in the trade of paper, cardboard, packaging products; an importer of digital products (satellite receivers, modems, and the like); and a global supplier focused on the retail market. Doğan Dış Ticaret’s operations are predominantly targeted at publishing – newspapers, magazines and books. The company is currently working on new agency operations in the packaging and cardboard sector, to expand its products portfolio in these growing areas. In order to document the quality and safety of its operations in 2017, Doğan Dış Ticaret received the YYS (Authorized Economic Operator) certificate issued by the Ministry of Customs and Trade in 2017. Doğan Dış Ticaret increased its business volume in 2017, especially in the supply of raw materials to the packaging sector and the global supply of various products sold in the retail sector.

26.08.2014

The merger transaction under our Company, through the “take over” of our affiliate Doğan Yayın Holding A.Ş. in its entirety with all its assets and liabilities by our Company has been registered with the Commercial Registration. Upon the registration of the Merger, Doğan Yayın Holding A.Ş. has ceased by being dissolved without liquidation as of August 26, 2014.

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