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Journalists’ Organization Presses Government on Karaivaz Murder

Six months after the murder of Greek investigative reporter, Giorgos Karaivaz, the group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is asking the Greek government to speed up the investigation. The prominent Greek journalist was brutally murdered on the morning of April 9, 2021...

Greek Journalist Grammatikogianni to Divorce Turkish Husband

Greek journalist Fani Grammatikogianni’s divorce from the former Galatasaray president and wealthy businessman Ünal Aysal has become the talk of the town in Istanbul. Lawyers for the two parties are currently trying to divide the ex-couple’s immense wealth, which...

Greek Documentary About Crisis to Be Screened in Canberra

A screening of the Greek documentary "Agora" by director Yorgos Avgeropoulos has been scheduled to take place in Canberra, Australia, on Sunday, August 2, at 4:00 pm, at the Aegean Room of the Hellenic Club Woden. Avgeropoulos’ "Agora" documents the evolution...

Italy: Greek Journalist Presents Book on Greece’s PM Tsipras

Greek journalist Dimitris Deliolanes will be presenting his most recent book entitled "Athens' Challenge. Alexis Tsipras against European Austerity" ("La sfida di Atene. Alexis Tsipras contro l' austerità dell' Europa") in Rome, Italy, on February 12. The book was...

Renowned Greek Journalist Dies on Christmas Day

Serafim Findanidis, a renowned Greek journalist mostly known for being at the helm of Eleftherotypia for close to 30 years, passed away from heart failure on Christmas day. Findanidis died at the age of 77 after being admitted to a private hospital in Athens...

Still No Sign of Missing Greek Journalist Thalia Hounta

A mystery surrounds the disappearance of journalist Thalia Hounta, who has been missing since Friday, March 21, although her husband, Athenian lawyer Nikos Mpouras, has been satisfying all the demands of the unknown caller who is claiming to hold...

Vaxevanis to Be Tried Again Over Swiss Bank List

A Greek journalist who published the names of more than 2,000 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts will stand trial again after a prosecutor appealed a decision to acquit him of breaking data privacy laws, court officials said on Friday. The...

Vaxevanis Acquitted in Swiss Accounts Scandal

A Greek court on Nov. 1 acquitted a journalist of breach of privacy in publishing a list of 2,000 Greeks allegedly with Swiss bank accounts, in a case that has exposed the government to charges of a cover-up. Costas Vaxevanis,...

Media Protest Government Censorship

Media outlets in Greece plan a 24-hour general strike on Wednesday (31 October) in response to deteriorating press freedoms and cuts in social security and labour rights. Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras filed an amendment that could also undermine a...

Greek Journalist Konstantinos Bogdanos Attacked by Hooded Men

Konstantinos Bogdanos, TV presenter hosting an informative show on the Greek Channel SKAI, was attacked and beaten up in downtown Athens sometime after midnight. The Greek journalist was attacked by three strangers who began beating him without obvious reason. The...