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Media Blackout Continues in Greece as Unions Extend Strike

Journalists, producers and technical staff decided on Wednesday to continue their strike for another 24 hours in protest against planned changes to the press laws in Greece. State-run and most private-run media in the country have halted all news dissemination...

Firebomb Attack Causes Minor Damages on Greece's Kathimerini and SKAI Building

The building of Greece's Kathimerini newspaper, as well as SKAI television and radio stations, was attacked by unknown individuals in the early hours of Saturday in southern Athens. The attack took place approximately at three o'clock in the morning local...

Greek Authorities To Determine Cause of Deadly Helicopter Crash in Poros

The Greek Air Accidents Investigation Committee began an investigation on Wednesday to determine the reasons behind the helicopter crash which took place on Tuesday off the coast of the picturesque island of Poros in the northeastern Peloponnese. Despite it being far...

Historic ''ETHNOS'' Newspaper Suspends its Weekday Edition

Greece's historic ''ETHNOS'' newspaper announced to the public on Monday that it will suspend publication of its weekday edition beginning on July 31, 2019. The newspaper announced its ownership's decision to suspend the daily edition of the paper in a laconic...

Three Out of Four Greeks Do Not Trust the News, Reuters Study Suggests

The Digital News Report 2019, compiled by the Reuters Institute was published on Wednesday, revealing some interesting facts about the attitude Greeks have toward their country's media. The report includes the findings of surveys conducted in 38 countries across the...

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'...

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 Mogul Giorgos Kouris Dies at 81

Influential Greek publisher Giorgos Kouris died Monday morning at the age of 81 after a long battle with cancer, his family announced. Kouris was born in Argostoli, Kefalonia in 1937 and began publishing in the local newspaper Kefalonia's Voice which...

Turkish Media Group Sale Sparks Press Freedom Fears

One of Turkey's largest collection of media titles is to be sold, sparking fears of a further erosion of the country's press independence. Reports in the Sozcu newspaper and elsewhere on Wednesday claim Dogan Holding chief Aydin Dogan has agreed...

Athens Union of Journalists Condemns Attack Against Newspaper's Offices

Journalists and their unions do not give in to blackmailing and intimidation attempts pursued by “dark circles,” the Athens Union of Journalists (ESIEA) said in a press release on Monday, following an attack against the Thessaloniki offices of daily Kathimerini...