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Greek Minister Says Bailout Program Review Will Close Soon

The negotiation for the second review will conclude soon, said Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas on Wednesday, who is touring the region of Serres. Pappas...

Parliament Approves Return of Money to Media Owners From Cancelled TV Licensing Auction

The parliament plenum voted by majority on Wednesday an amendment which specifies the conditions for the return by the State of the money paid...

Greek Government Lost in Space

A torrent of mocking and sarcastic comments followed Monday's announcement by Minister of Digital Policy, Media and Telecommunications Nikos Pappas who said that he is...

Greek Government in Yet Another Blatant Attempt to Control the Press

If backflips were an Olympic sport, it is certain that Mr. Tsipras and his cabinet would bring plenty of gold medals to Greece. Only...

Council of State Rules TV Licenses Tender Must be Repeated as Soon as Possible

The Greek Council of State plenum on Friday said that the tender for the nationwide TV licenses must be repeated as soon as possible....

Min Pappas: ‘The German Finance Minister Never Wanted the Greek Program to Succeed’

On Saturday while speaking on Skai TV, Telecoms and Media Minister Nikos Pappas commented that “The German finance minister never wanted the Greek program to...

Political Leaders’ Meeting on Establishing National TV Council Postponed

Political party presidents will not meet on Monday to discuss the establishment of the board of Greece' National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV)...

Greek Lawmakers Head Towards New Deadlock in TV Watchdog (NCRTV) Debacle

The controversial TV licensing law was amended by the government on Thursday. The change now stipulates that the National Council for Radio and Television...

New Greek Parliament President’s Session for Election of Greek TV Watchdog

Greek Parliamentary Speaker of the House, Nikos Voutsis, called for a new session of house deputy speakers to discuss the make-up of the National...

Greek Government Backs Down on Controversial TV Licensing Bill

The Greek government scrapped the plan to introduce an interim bill that would allow for temporary broadcasting licenses, after the opposition parties' refusal to...

Greece’s Major Parties Clash Again, as TV Licensing Soap Opera Continues

The Greek government has decided on a clever political manoeuvre in order to perpetuate the television licensing war with the main opposition. They proposed...

Greek Government Shows Flagrant Disrespect for Democracy and Justice System

The reaction to the Council of State decision that the television licensing bill was unconstitutional, exposed the Greek government's total disrespect for democratic institutions....

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