Beşinci Kola Karşı Halkla İlişkiler: Nadi ve Sertel'in Beşinci Kola Dair Kaleme Aldıkları Köşe Yazılarının Kamuoyunu Bilgilendirme Ekseninde Analizi

Murat BAŞARIR
2021 OPUS Uluslararası Toplum Araştırmaları Dergisi  
The aim of this study is to evaluate the frameworks of the information presented to the public about the fifth column activities, which came to the fore at a time when the Second World War started and the concerns about its spread to Turkey increased, in terms of public relations. Based on the document analysis carried out for this purpose, the existence of Cumhuriyet newspaper writer Yunus Nadi's and Tan newspaper writer M. Zekeriya Sertel's columns in 1940 on the fifth column activities have
more » ... een determined and these articles have been selected as purposeful samples. The information of the selected columns has been processed and analyzed by thematic coding in the qualitative data analysis program Maxqda. As a result of the analyzes made, it has been observed that the relevant writers presented contents that can be evaluated in the categories of 'describing the fifth column' and 'opposing the fifth column activities', to the public. In the explanation category of the fifth column, it has been determined that references were presented, descriptions were made and examples were shown; in the category of resistance, it was seen that the necessity to be vigilant by preserving national unity was emphasized, examples of attitudes and behavior patterns that people should apply against the fifth column were presented. The study differs from its counterparts in dealing with the handling of the issue by the gatekeepers in the Turkish press in the golden age of fifth column activities.
doi:10.26466/opus.959398 fatcat:yn5cpuwokzebbchm7fd7aqaibi