Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) fined 12 TV channels, one radio channel and 23 broadcasts with a total of 3,854,476 TL in 2019. Anti-government organisations were targets of these fines throughout the year. FOX TV became the TV channel receiving the most amount of fines in 2019 with 1,312,515 TL. TELE1 channel was fined with 21,114 TL administrative penalty and broadcast pauses twice due to live broadcasting the group meeting of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP). Radio Sputnik (RS FM) was penalised with broadcast pauses for five times as well as 4,633 TL fine due to the criticisms against the government and the earthquake in Istanbul. KRT TV was fined with 17,065 TL of administrative penalty and broadcast pauses twice due to “criticising Erdoğan.” FOX Life channel was further penalised with 42,228 TL administrative penalty and broadcast pauses for eight times due to a homosexual kissing scene on a TV-series.