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NERIT Resignations Suggest Press Manipulation

The resignation of public employees in Greece is as common as a hailstorm in July, but it seems that those working for NERIT -- the New Hellenic Radio, Internet, Television -- are the exception, after the sudden resignation of...

President and Deputy CEO of State-Owned Broadcaster Resign

The New Hellenic Radio, Internet and Television (NERIT) has received a strong hit after the resignation of the Board's Chairman Antonis Makridimitris and deputy CEO Rodolfos Moronis. Yesterday, Moronis posted the following comment on Twitter: "If you announce that you want to make something...

Rally for One Year Since ERT's Closure

June 11 2014, marks one year since the sudden closure of Greece's public broadcaster ERT by the government. The decision had stunned the nation and caused widespread reaction among the journalism community. The spokesman of the Greek government, Simos Kedikoglou, that afternoon,...

Samaras' Reworked Cabinet Sworn In

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' partially new, revamped Cabinet was sworn in on June 10 as he attempts to recoup ground his New Democracy Conservatives lost to the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) party...

Troubled DIMAR Loses A Lawmaker

The floundering Democratic Left (DIMAR) which is essentially rudderless while trying to decide whether to accept the resignation of its leader Fotis Kouvelis, fell to 13 Members of Parliament on June 6 when one of its lawmakers, Vasilis Economou,...

NERIT Launches First Program

The New Greek Radio, Internet and Television (NERIT) has begun transmissions and launched its first program on Sunday. NERIT has also announced it is planning  to cover local and European parliamentary elections.  The sudden closure of its predecessor, the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT)...

ERT Reshaper Kapsis Will Quit

Greece 's Deputy Culture Minister Pantelis Kapsis, who was brought on board to direct replacement of the closed former national broadcaster ERT with a new station in the face in withering criticism, said he will leave the government in...

Northern Greece to Have its Own Public Television Channel, Kapsis Says

Northern Greece is to have its own public television channel with nationwide coverage, based in the city of Thessaloniki, said the Deputy Minister for Public Television, Pantelis Kapsis. "Based on the operational plan of the board of New Hellenic Radio, Internet and...

Greek Cops Tussle With ERT Protesters

Riot police battled protesters and opposition lawmakers at the closed public broadcasting station ERT in Athens late on Nov. 9 as Parliament was debating a motion to censure the Conservative-led coalition government for sending in the police earlier in...

ERT Workers Caught Asleep By Police Raid

The order by Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the New Democracy Conservative party leader who convinced his coalition partner, PASOK Socialist chief Evangelos Venizelos to drop his objections to a Nov. 7 dawn riot police raid to oust former...