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Greek National Broadcaster ERT to Reopen Next Monday

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with newly appointed director Dionysis Tsaknis and CEO Lambis Tagmatarchis of national broadcaster ERT, which had been renamed NERIT by the previous government, and announced that it will reopen next Monday, May 25. Tsipras informed the two men...

National Broadcaster ERT Reopens Amid Disagreements

The former employees of national broadcaster ERT took over the building of NERIT -- as it is called now -- since today is the day ERT is reinstated and they are getting their jobs back. The employees, who had been...

Greece Ranks First in Press Freedom Decline Globally

Greece scored yet another negative lead. Press freedom has been dramatically restricted in the past five years of the economic crisis due to political interference and media monopolies. According to the latest data published by democracy think tank Freedom House,...

Greek Public Broadcaster ERT to Reopen

MPs from the newly elected Greek leftist led, SYRIZA – Independent Greeks (ANEL) coalition government have voted earlier today to reinstate the country’s public broadcaster, ERT, which was suddenly shut down almost two years ago, as part of the...

Greek Climbers Saved by Robbery in Nepal

A team of eight Greek climbers who had traveled to Kathmandu in order to climb Mount Everest got lucky when their sherpa guide, who had been paid a large amount of money in advance, failed to show up at their meeting...

Greek Govt to Table Public Broadcaster Draft Bill on Monday

The Greek government will table a draft bill to parliament on Monday regarding the reopening of former public broadcaster ERT. The bill will include provisions for the return of employees laid off in 2013, when the New Democracy-led coalition government...

Greek State Minister: ERT Bill May be Tabled in Parliament Next Week

The maturing IMF bonds will be covered, Greek State Minister Nikos Pappas said on Friday. He said that the government and the partners have the political will to find a solution and noted that the possibility of extending what...

Corinth-Patras in 50' Through 3 Tolls on New Highway

The national highway that will connect Corinth and Patras in the Peloponnese will be completed by the end of 2015, according to Greek national broadcaster NERIT. In the spring of 2015, the first 30 kilometers will be ready for use. The...

Deputy Chairman of NERIT’s Supervisory Board Resigns

Deputy Chairman of Greece's Public Television NERIT Andreas Zoulas submitted his resignation on Friday, just days after the resignation of author Christos Homenidis, another member of the NERIT board. Earlier in September, President and Deputy Managing Consultant of NERIT Antonis Makrydimitris resigned, as well as...

Will Greece Participate in the Eurovision 2015 Song Contest?

Greece is unlikely to participate in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Austria, as the deadline for participants has expired. NERIT, the successor of Greece's public broadcaster ERT that was abruptly shut down by the Greek government in June 2013, has...