One of the most important points to pay attention in the past decade is to get the news, which are ignored, omitted, or distorted by the national and international mainstream media to the public in a correct way. However, World Bulletin has made earnest attempt to convey to the readers not only the news but also careful and comprehensive analysis.
This work, which we have started with the late Akif Emre's editorial directorship was a brand new development for newscasting on the Internet at first in terms of conveying to the readers unique news analysis from different regions of the world. World Bulletin is one the first launchers of this style of digital publication. Today, we are pleased to see many websites and news agencies are in this area with vast opportunities. Needless to say that leading such an important development is an endless pleasure and honour for World Bulletin. More than 500 news reports have been published in the last 10 years in World Bulletin.
For 10 years, World Bulletin has tried to pay special attention to news from Turkey as well as all around the world, especially the Islamic world. The fact that 70,000 news articles of the 200,000 on our website are from the world news category explains the approach of World Bulletin in that sense. During that time, 45,000 news from Turkey took place on our website. Middle East news reached the number of 23,000; while Asia-Pacific news were about 25,000 on the site.
Along with the development of social media, World Bulletin has also been active in these fields with various social media accounts. Besides preparing high quality news and analysis and publishing them on the website, our team has tried to reach the masses to the public through the social media channels. Since communication has changed in terms of form and substance, internet media has been forced to be active in these relatively new areas. World Bulletin, in particular, came to the forefront as a very important and noteworthy account with its Facebook page, which exceeded 900,000 likes. Again, according to a survey conducted by a media organization two years ago, it is noted that the Twitter account of World Bulletin is one of the most effective Twitter accounts in the Islamic World.
We have worked with more than 100 friends over 10 years on World Bulletin and on Dünya Bülteni, which is Turkish version of it. We have a lot of friends who are very experienced and expert on their field as well as a lot of friends who started from scratch and trained themselves successfully and and continue to work in important media organizations broadcasting in English and Turkish. We thank each other individually for their contribution.
Akif Emre, the late editorial director of World Bulletin and Dünya Bülteni, contributed significantly to the training of the fellow workers for eight years; besides protected and supported them. We continue to keep in touch with the vast majority of our former employees. This is probably one of our greatest achievements over the past decade.
To sum up, ten years, filled with successes, mistakes, attempts, and fails, have already passed in the blink of an eye. We would be pleased that in the past ten years if we could leave a lasting impression on Internet media. We would like to thank our kind friends supported us during this time financially both in terms of advertisements and sponsorship.
Especially we express our gratitude towards our viewers who follow us carefully, advise and criticize us when necessary, but always wish us to be better.
In the tenth year of World Bulletin, we pray to Allah for Akif Emre’s soul rest in peace, editorial directorship for a long time on our website, and the ones’ soul who are acquaintances and relatives of our employees and audiences.
It is at the forefront of our most important objectives that the World Bulletin's ten-year work can be sincerely pursued in accordance with its former principles.
May Allah bless us with success and guide us to the straight path.
Since the fateful incidence of the Arab Spring, and specifically during the Syrian crisis, attacks on Turkey, both from the West and the East increased exponentially.
Abu Dhabi's Etihad is cutting routes even as Emirates and Qatar Airways expand. But is a new competitor about to shake up the aviation market?
Although the MEK has little verifiable presence inside Iran, authorities fear its organising potential, particularly if the US throws its full weight behind the group
Uzbekistan is currently going through one of the most remarkable periods of change ever experienced by a post-Soviet republic.
Pakatan Harapan’s victory in Malaysian general election is surprising, not only because nobody predicts it but also because the way the Pakatan clinch the victory would alter the region’s future for the years to come.
The U.S. as the guardian of liberty, where citizens are equal individuals rather than privileged and non-privileged ethnic groups, cannot be taken for granted anymore
Secretary of Defense James Mattis has officially made good on U.S. President Donald Trump’s promise to cancel joint military exercises with South Korea, suspending “indefinitely” a major annual training exercise this summer and two smaller ones.
The company has even attempted to patent a method for predicting when your friends will die.
The downfall of an empire is often replaced by the rise of another.
The White House's peace plan is said to be days away. Meanwhile, Israel is getting a US nod as it carries on seizing Palestinian land
Newly-organized UN in Myanmar has shelved organization’s own governing principles of transparency and inclusivity, as evidenced by freshly-inked MOU with Myanmar
Recent developments in Syria – involving both US and Turkey – appear to have altered balance of power
For Saudi-led coalition, effort against Qatar has yet to bear fruit, other than Doha’s cooperation in cracking down on funding of terrorism
Like the previous US administrations, the ‘do more’ narrative is still the main discourse of administration under Donald Trump. The US civil and military leadership frequently uses this phrase and advises other nations, including its allies and partner countries, to push them into the war-like situation.
Iranian leaders may initially resist U.S. offer for new comprehensive deal, but they will be ready for another act of ‘heroic softness’ as soon as they are convinced that it will add a few years to life of Islamic Republic
Trump did not lend a helping hand to Israelis to choose Jerusalem as the rock of their existence; all he did was offer Netanyahu a gift to consolidate his position