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Macron does not rule out new aid for Greece in August 2018

Europe has to say no to additional measures that hamper growth in Greece, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a televised interview given jointly to the public broadcaster ERT and the private channel ANT1. He sent the message that “we must move away from Europe of austerity and assume our …

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Greece: Demy and This Is Love go Eurovision 2017 in Kiev

Greece has decided: Demy and the song This Is Love will represent Greece in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The national finals were held on Monday at the studios of state broadcaster ERT in Athens.  The decision was determined through televoting by Greek public …

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Athens Court orders rehiring of fired state broadcaster ERT-personnel

A bomb of a decision! The First Instance Court in Athens ordered the rehiring of former state broadcaster ERT personnel, some 2,000 people who were sacked overnight on June 10th 2013. The Court orders the Greek Public Administration to re-hire the sacked employees in the new state broadcaster. Specifically, the …

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state TV (NERIT) security guard stabs unionist of former state TV (ERT)

A security guard of state broadcaster NERIT stabbed a unionist of ERT, the former Greek state broadcaster that was closed down last year. According to Greek media, the security guard had moved out to take down a black flag that the ERT unionists had hoisted. When the general secretary of …

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ERT Live: news from backyard with riot police as backdrop

ERT journalists and technicians are broadcasting live the 9 o’clock evening news program. The provisional studio in form of a table has been set up in the backyard of  the headquarters of the former Greek national broadcaster. The program with guests commenting on the riot police raid in the early …

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UPDATES Athens: riot police raid ERT broadcaster at 4 am

More than 15 riot police squads raided the building of former public broadcaster ERT at 4 a.m. Thursday morning. The raid took place five months after the overnight shut down of ERT on June 11th 2013.  ERT personnel was sacked. Journalists and technicians had been occupying ERT since then and …

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Thessaloniki: fired ERT-employee jumps to death

A fired ERT3 employee jumped to her death from the fifth floor of an apartment building in Thessaloniki on Wednesday evening.  The ambulance and the medical team that rushed to the spot could not save the 46-year-old woman. The mother of a daughter had lost her job when the Greek …

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EBU to end ERT streaming from Athens on August 21/2013

Bye, bye ERT. Forever. EBU has announced that it will end the streaming of ‘pirate’ ERT program as of August 21st 2013 at 9 a.m. Reason for EBU’s decision is the plan of Greek government to start news broadcast via the interim Public Broadcaster DT (Dimosia Tileorasi)  which is supposed …

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Dirty political games with ERT and justice

Another crucial meeting between prime minister Antonis Samaras and his coalition government partners Evangelos Venizelos (PASOK) and Fotis Kouvelis (Democratic Left) is scheduled for 6 p.pm. on Wednesday. Greece’s coalition government is on the verge of breaking apart over Samaras’ order to shut down public broadcaster ERT and his reluctant …

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repost: ERT solidarity letter from Portugal, signed by 78 personalities – incl ex president

KTG re-posts the “ERT solidarity letter signed by 78 personalities from Portugal” – incl a former president of the country -, after several people complained they could not open to read the post and got error message “Page not Found”.  LTG hopes it will work now. original post on June …

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Support poster: “Keep Calm and Listen to ERT”

With the help of Spanish internet friend “Todos Somos Griegos”, KTG is proud to publish a “Keep Calm…” version to support shutdown Greek public broadcaster ERT. We would appreciate, if you share it as much as you can :). Kudos to TSG ! Todos Somos Griegos Facebook page is here …

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UPDATE : Watch ERT live stream

UPDATE 7. November 2013 Squads of riot police raided the ERT headquarters in the early morning hours of Thursday. In the presence of a prosecutor, some 50 sacked ERT journalists, technicians and supporters had to abandon the building. The Live Program of ERT occupiers was halted. For updates on the police …

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Survey: 65% Greeks oppose Samaras’ ERT shutdown

65% of Greeks disagree with prime minister Antonis Samaras’ decision to shutdown public broadcaster ERT -even though a new public broadcaster will replace ERT sometime in the future. According to public opinion survey conducted by VPRC for website tvxs.gr     65% diasgree 27% agrees 3% “I don’t know” 5% …

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