Greek Authorities Freeze SKAI Media Owner’s Assets

Greek authorities on Wednesday proceeded with freezing the assets of businessman Yiannis Alafouzos, following tax audits that showed 50 million euros that were not...

German Press Sees Varoufakis’ Book on Economy as ‘Pleasant Reading’

The German press overall review of Yanis Varoufakis' book "Talking to My Daughter About the Economy" is that it is a pleasant reading for...

StateMin Pappas: TV License Tender On Schedule, Auctions to be Held in August

The tender launched by the government for the awarding of TV licenses to broadcasters is progressing according to schedule and the auction is expected...

Greek State Minister: TV Station Licenses Auction Within Timetable

"We are on schedule for the broadcasting licenses and the auction will take place by the end of August," State Minister Nikos Pappas said...

Foreign TV Programs to Promote Tourism in Greece

British television network BBC2 is planning TV shootings in Thessaloniki and Imathia from July 24-31, with the support of the Greek National Tourism Organisation...

Mega Channel’s Out as Final Stage of Greek TV License Tender Announces 7 Finalists

On Tuesday the General Secretariat for News and Communication in Greece announced the seven final bids that will be contending for the final stage...

TV Channels, Ad Agencies Write Joint Letter Against New State-Owned Ad Monopoly

The Greek government's plans for a new state-owned agency for selling television advertisements have been strongly opposed by broadcasters after it was unveiled, days...

State Council Rejects Media Appeal for Delays to TV License Procedure

Television channels that appealed to Greece's top administrative court over a law passed in October to reduce the number of nationwide TV stations to...

Greek TV License Review Tosses Out First Contender, Leaves Ten

The government-run competition for four private TV licenses received a total of eleven bids. So far, George Karatzaferis private TV station, ART (City), has...

Greece’s Media: 11 Groups Bid for Four Private TV Licenses

The deadline for the submission for TV licenses with the Greek General Secretariat of Communication was at 3 p.m. on Monday. Eleven applications were...

Greek Gov’t in Dispute with TV Channel Owners Over Licensing

State Minister Nikos Pappas is in dispute with television channel owners over the new licensing procedures the Greek government is trying to pass. The Greek...

Skai Television Station Submits Bid to Participate in Tender for National Television License

On Wednesday Skai television formally applied to the General Secretariat for News and Communication to participate in an upcoming tender for the four national...