First Conviction for Spreading False News on the Web in Greece

The First Misdemeanor Court of Veria convicted a website owner for spreading false news on the internet, making this the first court conviction regarding...

Former Greek Media Mogul To Sue ‘Politico’ for “Unmanly Attack”

"If there is one thing I have learned in my life so far it's that as a journalist I tend to reply to defamatory statements...

Greece’s Most Corrupt: Political Parties

The most corrupt institutions in Greece - the most corrupt country in the European Union according to Transparency International - are the political parties...

Prime Minister Attacks Opposition in Greek Parliament

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras launched a scathing attack against the opposition and the "old political system" in Greek Parliament. Tsipras chose the strategy "the best...

Starting Price for Each New Greek TV License Set at 3 Mln Euros

Each of the four TV licenses which will be sold to private media channels in Greece will be auctioned at a starting price of...

Greek Police Raid Athens University

Police forces on the morning of Aug. 21 poured into the National Technical University of Athens, closing off streets during the 6:25 a.m. raid. The...

Former Greek Football Star in Custody

Former Greek AEK Athens’s player who was also briefly chairman, Thomas Mavros is in custody due to the debts of the football club. Mavros is regarded...

New Legislation for Greek TV Station Licenses Revealed

The Greek government revealed a new proposed piece of legislation that dictates the process for issuing licenses for Greek TV stations. The new legislation dictates how...

Greece Ranks Rock Bottom in High-Speed Internet Connections

Greece has a rate of 0.4 percent in ultra-high-speed web connections, while the majority of its households (70 percent) enjoys internet speeds of below 30 MBps. As...

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...

Greece Falls to 84th in Press Freedom

As the government tries to stifle criticism, and with much of the media aligned with political parties and downplaying scandals,  the NGO Journalists without...

No More Journalist Arrests after Lawsuit

Greek police authorities have been notified that from now on, they should first come in contact with the competent prosecutor in order to clarify...

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