Journalist and writer who is recognized for his editorial work with the publications Cumhuriyet and Sabah. He also worked for the newspaper Milliyet but ultimately resigned from his position in 2013.
He began his career writing for Hakkı Devrim in 1969.
In 2012, he published a book titled 1915: Armenian Genocide.
He was married to Ayşe Sözeri Cemal.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan was critical of one of his articles that led to him leaving Milliyet.