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Historic Newspaper 'TA NEA' Returns to Kiosks on Tuesday Following Court Ruling

Historic "TA NEA" newspaper will be published again on Tuesday after a First Instance court suspended a previous temporary court injunction which froze all assets of the troubled DOL media group. After receiving a green light from the banks, the...

Court to Decide on Tuesday Whether to Freeze DOL Media Group’s Assets

A First Instance Court will decide on Tuesday (Feb. 7) whether to temporarily freeze the sale of any assets of the bankrupt DOL media group and whether it will exempt one bank account to allow for the payment of...

Suspension of Publication of Two Historical Greek Newspapers

On Saturday the Lambrakis Press Organization (DOL) announced on the front page of the Greek newspaper "To Vima”  that two historical Greek newspapers are being forced to suspend production as their doors indefinitely close due to DOL’s creditor banks completing the liquidation...

FM Kotzias Slams Press Reports Blaming Him for Breakup of Cyprus Talks

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias sharply criticized foreign and Greek press reports on Sunday that blamed him for the breakup of Cyprus talks in Geneva saying that the Turkish side had interrupted the talks unexpectedly. Asked by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency...

Eurobarometer Report: Greeks Do Not Trust National Media

According to the report 2016 Eurobarometer Survey on Media Pluralism and Democracy, Greeks have very little to no trust in the national media. The data revealed that only 26 percent of the country's population finds the national media trustworthy. Also addressed...

Greek Government Proposes Vyron Polydoras as Chief of NCRTV

Lawmaker Vyron Polydoras, the former conservative New Democracy (ND) public order and justice minister of Greece from 2006-2007, in the first cabinet of Kostas Karamanlis is the ruling SYRIZA party's choice to lead the National Council of Radio and...

Journalists to Hold a 5-Hour Strike on Tuesday

Journalists in all private, public and municipal media (print, broadcasting and internet) will hold a five-hour strike on Tuesday, October 25 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.. The strike also includes the state broadcaster ERT, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency...

State Council Rejects TV Channels' Petitions of Injunctive Measures

The plenary of the Council of State on Wednesday rejected all the petitions of the injunctive measures by TV channels that were discussed on September 17 regarding the four TV licenses, while it upheld the 28 interventions submitted. Source: ANA-MPA

EC Investigates Greek TV Landscape to Check for Foul Play

EU Digital Economy and Society Commissioner Gunther Oettinger said that the number of TV licenses in Greece was a matter for Greek authorities to decide, according to a report published by the Greek Deutsche Welle website. "The question whether licenses...

MRB Hellas Poll Shows Greeks Discontent in Government Handling of Television Licenses

The government-run tender for television licenses in Greece has been under much scrutiny since the plans were first announced. However, once everything is said and done and just when you would expect things to calm down, there is even more controversy...