The channel has hit the door of ‘one year’ to finish as it airs on October 1, 2021. Zeor Media owner and Channel 65 editor-in-chief Orhan Olgun announced on his social media account that they closed the channel. “We closed the shop. Increasing costs Since we were unresponsive to our efforts and efforts in the business world of Van and Van society, we have completed the completion of Van’s KANAL65 broadcasts,” he said.
15 journalists were unemployed
After the closure of the television channel, 15 journalists working in TV were also unemployed. Journalists who remained after the closure of the TV fell that they did not expect closed jobs, “Suddenly unemployed. Our room is rented. what’s included. We are the biggest victims here,” he said.
Van did not own
Orhan Olgun, the owner of Zeor media and broadcasting director of Channel 65, who announced the trap of TV on the media, made a social statement to Serhat News about the events. Stating that they are living above the costs and giving birth to a son due to the lack of interest in the city, Olgun said, “I am most upset that 15 of your friends working here are unemployed. This city did not own its only channel, TV. You can’t get support from any institution for our resistance. We could not get support from any institution in this city, from local governments.
The TV industry and newspapers were shut down
With the Decree No. 668, which was the second in Hal’s decree announced on 20 July 2016, Van TV, Merkür TV and İpekyolu Newspaper broadcasting on satellite in Van were closed. After broadcasting on TV and newspapers, Channel 65 is on the air in October 2021.
Translator :Akif Coşkun
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