Greece Announces Five Finalists in TV Licenses Tender

Greece's independent regulator, the National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV), has announced five finalists for a tender for general content television broadcasting licenses. The five media...

Greece ‘Not High Up Ankara’s Agenda’ Says Turkish Newspaper Editor

The editor of Turkey's biggest English-language newspaper, the centrist Hurriyet Daily News, has said Greece is "not high up the agenda" for Ankara which...

‘The Durrells’ Return to Corfu for Fourth Season

The Greek island of Corfu is to again host a popular U.K. drama based on the life of author Gerald Durrell. Broadcaster ITV has recommissioned...

No Laughing Matter as Greek Court Sentences Man for Posting ‘Defamatory’ Smiley Emoji

A Greek court has handed down a six-month sentence to a man for using a Facebook laughing emoticon underneath a post advertising a business...

Greece Grants TV Licenses to 5 Media Groups

Greece's independent regulator granted TV licenses to five of six bidders after a 12-hour meeting this week. The National Council for Radio and Television (NCRT)...

Greek Media Mogul Giorgos Kouris Dies at 81

Influential Greek publisher Giorgos Kouris died Monday morning at the age of 81 after a long battle with cancer, his family announced. Kouris was born...

Greek Newspapers’ Sales on a Freefall

Greek newspapers' sales fell 19.6 percent to 57,614,541 in 2017, from 71,641,595 in 2016, after suffering a 15.9 percent decline in the previous year,...

Greek Archaeologists Reverse Film Ban Decision

An apparent U-turn has seen the Greek archaeological authorities finally grant permission for a British production company to film at an ancient site near...

US Envoy Critical of ‘Crazy’ Reporting over Aegean Tensions

The U.S. ambassador to Greece has criticized some Greek media for their reporting of the ongoing tensions in the Aegean involving Turkish forces. Geoffrey Pyatt,...

Greece Bars BBC from Filming at Ancient Site

Almost immediately after the Greek government presented an initiative to attract international film productions, the authorities have refused permission to Britain's BBC to film...

Turkish Radio Dwarfs Greek Stations on Lesvos (video)

A radio station manager on the Aegean island of Lesvos has posted video online showing how broadcasts spilling over from neighboring Turkey more than...

Greek Authorities Vote to Take Mega TV Off-Air

Greek TV channel Mega faces closure after the country's National Council of Radio and Television voted to end its operations on Tuesday. The channel, which has...

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