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The Fascinating Life of the Greek Journalist Who Rubbed Shoulders with America’s Powerful

Elias Demetracopoulos may not be a familiar name among Greeks or Greek-Americans, but as a new book reveals, he was one of the most fascinating figures in 20th-century political history. Demetracopoulos may be overlooked, but his life reads like an...

Greek Journalist Wins Libel Case Against Former Government Officials

Greek journalist Thanos Dimadis recently won a long legal battle in his libel case against media representatives and officials associated with the former SYRIZA administration. Dimadis, who also is an author and the current President of the Association of Foreign Press...

John DeDakis Talks ‘The Situation Room,’ New Book and Digital Age

Author and journalist John DeDakis spoke with Greek Reporter recently about his new book "Fake (A Lark Chadwick Mystery)" and his Greek heritage. The longtime television editor explains "I was a copy editor for CNN's 'The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer'...

Anarchists Vandalize Home of Prominent Greek Journalist

Self-styled anarchists belonging to the Rouvikonas (Rubicon) group vandalized the home of a prominent Greek journalist in Athens on Thursday night, spray painting slogans on the walls and throwing leaflets at his door. Aris Portosalte, a journalist for Skai TV,...

Founder of Leading Greek-Australian Newspaper Neos Kosmos Dies

Dimitri, or "Takis" Gogos, the founder of Neos Kosmos, the largest Greek-Australian newspaper in the country, died on Monday at the age of 88. Born on February 13, 1931 on the island of Chios, Gogos' parents were refugees from Asia...

Molotov Cocktails Thrown At Police Station, Journalist's Car in Athens

A group of approximately ten people wearing hooded sweatshirts attacked the Kaisariani police station throwing Molotov cocktails at around four o'clock in the morning local time (02:00 GMT+1), only two hours after the car belonging to the famous Greek...

Prominent Greek Journalist Vassilis Lyritzis Dies at 62

Vassilis Lyritzis, one of the most famous and recognizable figures in Greek journalism, died on Tuesday morning at the early age of 62. The sad news of his death was announced by Dimitris Economou, a friend and co-presenter of Lyritzis'...

Greek Journalist Stamos Zoulas Dies at 81

Stamos Zoulas, the former editor-in-chief of Kathimerini, one of Greece's most respected daily newspapers, died in Athens on Tuesday aged 81. Zoulas was born in 1937 and studied political science at the Panteion University in Athens. He began his career...

Dutch Journalist Arrested Crossing Greece-Turkey Border with Refugees

A Dutch journalist; who was reporting on Syrian refugees who had crossed into the country via Turkey, has been arrested in Greece. Sakir Khader; a reporter with current affairs show Brandpunt in the Netherlands, was detained on Monday morning at the...