Eleven-Year-Old Sends Letter to Greek PM

Eleven-year-old Nikiforos Papadopoulos sent a letter to the Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, concerning the closing down of the state public broadcaster, ERT. “I wrote...

Media Strike Over ERT’s Closure Continues

After the announcement the Greek government made that it will close down the state public broadcaster ERT, which caused a wide uprising of the...

Prosecutors Will Look For ERT Corruption

Amid complaints of favoritism and patronage from disgruntled and angry former staff members of the Greek national broadcaster ERT, all 2,656 of whom were...

Council Of State To Hear ERT Case

Greece's highest court, the Council of State, will decide on Jun 17 whether to overturn the decision by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to shut...

Bank of Greece Completes Capital Hike

The National Bank of Greece has raised collects private funds of at least 1.1 billion euros, ($1.47 billion) increasing its capital without issuing contingent...

Venizelos, Kouvelis ERT Showdown With Samaras

Prime Minister and New Democracy Conservative leader Antonis Samaras has set a June 18 meeting with his coalition partners, PASOK Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos...

Strikes Over ERT To Disrupt Athens

Public transportation in Athens will be staggered on June 13 as transport workers join a strike called by the country's largest labor unions representing...

ERT’s First Broadcast in 1966

On 23 February 1966, Greece’s public broadcaster ERT, which was named National Radio Foundation (EIR) at the time, made its very first official appearance. EIR’s...

ERT’s Closing Down Worldwide News

The news that Greece’s public broadcaster ERT will close down and then reopen with a far smaller number of workers is traveling around the...

EU Says No Role In DEPA Bid

The European Commission didn't play a role in the process that saw Russian giant OAO Gazprom withdraw its bid for Greece's natural-gas monopoly DEPA,...

No Interest, Greece Starts DEPA Bid Anew

After failing to get a single bidder for its natural gas company DEPA as part of a lagging privatization effort, Greece is going to...

Mass Firings Seen Set at ERT

Under the pressure of the Troika for the shrinking of the public sector staff, Samaras' government is planning radical changes in the Hellenic Broadcasting...

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