Bianet website sees itself as an independent news network with an emphasis on human rights, women, LGBT and freedom of expression. Journalist Nadire Mater and left-wing activist Ertuğrul Kürkçü launched Bianet in 2000 as an alternative to the established Turkish media, most of which belong to large companies. It is mainly financed by the European Commission. Some contenct is also available in English and Kurdish.

Political orientation Liberal
Frequency of publication Daily
Visits 500.000 – 1.000.000
Online payment model All content for free
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Publisher IPS İletişim Vakfı
Area of distribution Nationwide
Established 2000
Address Faikpaşa Cadddesi, Faikpaşa Apartmanı. No 37 Kat 3 Daire 7-8, 34425 Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Phone 0090 21 22 51 15 03
Twitter @bianet_org