Greek media

Greece's Media Perceived as Most Inaccurate Worldwide, Survey Finds

A public opinion survey conducted across 38 countries by the respected U.S.-based Pew Research Center has found that Greeks are the most skeptical in the world towards about their country's media and the way news and current affairs is...

Greek Media on 24-hour Strike on Tuesday Over Health Care

Greece is under a news blackout after the country's biggest press union called a 24-hour strike to protest the feared closure of a special health care fund for media employees. No news programs are being broadcast on Tuesday; most websites...

8 Left in Tender for 4 TV Licenses After Epsilon Group Ousted from Auction

  Eight candidates for four TV licenses are left following objections to two of the nine bidders. The Greek Secretariat General for Information and Communication announced that there would be eight contenders in the tender that begins on Tuesday morning...

#greekdocs Allows Access to Archive of Independent Documentaries on Greek Crisis

A new resource at #greekdocs is an archive of 45 documentaries of various lengths that document the austerity crisis that has crippled Greece in several facets of life. The archive is an ongoing project, and currently of the 45 documentaries...

Television Licensing Procedure will be Ready Soon, State Minister Pappas Says

A process for licensing the televised media is now in the final stages of preparation and will soon be ready to begin. This is according to Greek Minister of State Nikos Pappas in an interview on the Greek radio station "Sto Kokkino",...

Varoufakis to Participate in New Greek News Portal

The mysterious "1101" that many believed was a new political movement by former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis turned out to be a news portal. In early October, a television commercial appeared announcing the formation of something new. "The 1101...

MEGA Problems at one of Greece's Biggest TV Stations Due to Announced Wage Cuts

MEGA television network, one of Greece's five major television networks, did not air their nightly news broadcast on Monday evening, as the company's employees went on strike from 6 pm until 12 am in protest of the anticipated cut in wages. Efsyn.gr...

Greek TV Channel's News Not Airing After 26 Years

The recent sweeping wave of layoffs in Greece, associated with the country's disastrous recession, has led to rapid developments in ANT1 Group, one of the largest Greek media companies. ANT1 employees conducted a work stoppage on Friday, July 31, and gathered outside...

Greek Alternate Minister: Greece's Television Landscape Will Change as of Autumn

Greece's television landscape will change as of autumn, Alternate Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Christos Spirtzis said in an interview to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Wednesday. Spirtzis is expected to table the draft law on television licences for discussion in Parliament on...

Prosecutor Investigates Whether Greek TV Stations Violated the Electoral Legislation

A Greek prosecutor is investigating the possibility of certain TV broadcasters having committed offenses related to the electoral legislation, during the week leading up to the July 5 referendum. The prosecutor received a complaint regarding SKAI, a TV broadcaster in Greece, on the eve of...