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Coalition gov’t partners call Samaras to restructure ERT, while public broadcaster is open

Coalition government partners Evangelos Venizelos (PASOK and Fotis Kouvelis (Democratic Left) openly invited prime minister Antonis Samaras to discuss the restructure of ERT on the condition that the public broadcaster remains open. Fotis Kouvelis: No doubt ERT needs restructuring but with ERT remaining open. It’s unacceptable for ERT to be …

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ERT shutdown: Greek Festival cancels concert – Requiem for ERT Choir

Oh, these are the little things in life that they may go unnoticed by the majority of people. The symphonic orchestra, the music ensemble and the choir of  – former – Greek public broadcaster ERT.  The State Orchestra of Athens and the Greek Festival were enforced to cancel a concert …

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ERT shutdown: Greeks say “This is junta!”

“This is junta!” Giorgos’ comment is very clear when I ask him what does he think of ERT’s shutdown. “An overnight decision that brings totally upside down. That’s the very point: the citizen does not know what will happen to him, from one day to the next.” Giorgos, 30,  is …

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ERT shut down – occupying journalists on air

Live stream: journalists and technicians occupying Greece’s public broadcaster ERT. In Greek. Displays also footage from the big protest outside. Digital transmission was cut by the Greek government at 11:15 pm Tuesday June 11th 2013. Analog transmission is still possible. If it stops, please, refresh page. UPDATE: For ERT Live stream …

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Greece’s public broadcaster ERT “sudden death”: occupying journos transmitting live via…

Half an hour after midnight and several thousands people are gathered outside ERT to protest the ‘sudden death’ of Greece’s national broadcaster. Fellow journalists, common people but also singers giving a solidarity concert. Inside the ERT premises, journalists and technicians who occupy the studios keep transmitting a live program  commenting …

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