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Greek Parliament Launches Probe into Former Minister Nikos Pappas

The Greek Parliament voted to create a special committee to investigate allegations of foul play by former SYRIZA minister Nikos Pappas.

Six Media Groups Bid for Greek TV Licences – No Bid by Mega Channel

Six media groups have applied to get TV licenses in Greece in the latest effort by government to shake up what it sees as a debt-ridden, unregulated broadcasting sector. If all are successful, it would be mean a reduction...

Greek TV Licenses: The New Landscape

In its 27-year-old history, Greek TV networks have been through multiple transformations but one - ownership status. All major TV channels have been in the hands of the same businessmen, most of them with a background in the press...

Mitsotakis Prefers Early Elections to Ecumenical Government

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his concern over NATO's involvement in patrols in the eastern Aegean aimed at cracking down on migrant smuggling, speaking during a television interview Monday evening. "I went to Brussels and did...

Bill on TV Licenses Submitted to Greek Parliament

The draft law on TV licenses was submitted to Parliament late on Wednesday, February 10. According to the provisions of the draft law, four licenses will be granted and the starting price will be determined by a joint decision of...

Greek State Minister: Less than 5 Private TV Channel Licenses

The number of nationwide TV licenses allocated by the Greek government to private broadcasters via a public tender will be less than five in order to secure their viability, Greek State Minister Nikos Pappas said during an interview on...

Greece's TV Licensing Procedures Moving Ahead

The council of Greece’s TV and radio regulator, ESR, must be set up so that the TV licensing procedure can begin quickly, Greek State Minister Nikos Pappas said in an interview with Greek daily Real News on Sunday. According to...

Greek Parliament Adopts New Legislation on Greek Media

The Greek parliament legislated on Saturday evening a new bill that reforms rules and regulations for the operation of the media in Greece. Among the bill's prescriptions are the conditions for the provision of broadcasting licenses to interested television stations. The MP's for the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government were the...

New Legislation for Greek TV Station Licenses Revealed

The Greek government revealed a new proposed piece of legislation that dictates the process for issuing licenses for Greek TV stations. The new legislation dictates how licenses will be issued, how long they are valid for, and under what circumstances they can...

Greek Ex-PM's Don't Back Digital TV Licenses

A day before Greek riot police stormed the headquarters of the country's former national broadcaster ERT to oust fired workers still occupying the premises and broadcasting pirate signals, the Parliament has given the okay for the country's private stations...