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Authorities seize entire inheritance of prominent journalist Giorgos Tragkas

Greece’s Anti-Money Laundering Authority has seized the entire inheritance of Giorgos Tragkas, a prominent Greek journalist, small media owner, published, TV and radio producer, who died in December 2021 from Covid-complications. In a 60-page report, the Authority came to the conclusion that the source of the assets he owned might …

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Prosecutor to investigate alleged surveillance of Greek journalist Thanasis Koukakis

The head of the Athens Prosecutor’s Office ordered on Monday a preliminary investigation into the alleged surveillance of Greek journalist Thanasis Koukakis financial editor of CNN Greece and regular contributor to local and international media outlets. Chief prosecutor Sotiria Papageorgopoulou ordered the investigation following reports by investigative media Inside Story …

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One arrest in murder case of Greek journalist Nikolaos Katsikas in Egypt

Egyptian authorities are investigating the murder of  Greek veteran journalist and correspondent of state-run news agencies in Greece and Cyprus 56-year-old Nikolaos Katsikas. The victim was stabbed to death and was found in his home in Giza, last week. According to Egyptian newspaper Al Ahram, authorities announced on Tuesday the …

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8 alleged members of Rouvikonas anarchists arrested for attack on Attiki Odos building

Eight alleged members of the anarchist group Rouvikonas, who had been detained in connection with the attack on a building of Attiki Odos, the Greek Police announced on Tuesday. The building on Mesogion Avenue was attacked with sledgehammers in the early morning hours. building using sledgehammers, have been placed under …

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Veteran journalist Giorgos Tragkas, 72, dies of Covid-19

Veteran journalist, publisher and founder of the marginal party Free People Giorgos Tragkas died in Covid-ICU at a hospital in Athens early on Tuesday. He was 72 years old. He was suffering from diabetes and he was not vaccinated. He was admitted to the hospital on December 4 with serious …

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Prosecutor investigates “death contract” denouncement by journalist Vaxevanis

Renowned Greek investigative journalist and publisher Kosta Vaxevanis revealed on Friday that he has received information claiming that he has been the target of a “death contract.” He published the shocking revelations on the website of his newspaper documentonews on Friday evening and “shared them with his readers in an …

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Unknown perpetrators set journalist’s car on fire, other attacks police station

Unknown perpetrators set the car of a television journalist on fire and blown it up. Journalist Mina Karamitrou is known for covering crime issues. The attack took place at 2:30 early Tuesday morning, the car was parked in the open garage outside her home in Papagou suburb of North Athens. …

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Police & army officers among far-right group harassing Lesvos journalist Balaskas

Three policemen and one army officer are among the far-right group that has launched a coordinated online attack against  journalist Stratis Balaskas who covers Lesvos for Greece’s state news agency ANA-MPA and news website lesvosnews.net. Two of the policemen has been detained. Balaskas came under coordinated online and verbal threats …

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SKAI TV fires journo implying Tsipras’ “former comrades” behind terror attack at Papadimos

Private broadcaster Skai TV fired a journalist just hours after he implied on a live show that ‘former comrades of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ were behind the terror attack against ex PM  Lucas Papadimos end of May in Athens. In his live magazine on Tuesday, Konstantinos Bogdanos criticized Alexis Tsipras …

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‘Black Haired Pig’: Greek-Swedish journalist speaks up against racism and sexism

“Black Haired Pig” A powerful and shocking message against racism, sexism and xenophobia from a Greek-Swedish woman who has experienced first hand hate against migrants in Sweden ever since she moved there with her family at the age of six. In a powerful video, Alexandra Pascalidou, 46, a prominent personality …

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Greek reporter makes racist remark against NBA Star Giannis Antetokounmpo (video)

Professional basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Greek Freak, has been often targeted by racists. The latest incident occurred two two days ago in New Orleans, when a Greek journalist asked coach Steve Kerr at a press conference whether the Milwaukee Bucks star was a “Black Greek.” Golden Golden State Warriors …

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Bullets sent to Bank of Greece governor and private TV journalist

Two envelopes containing bullets were sent to governor of Bank of Greece, Giorgos Provopoulos, and well-known journalist Yiannis Pretenderis, who works at private Mega TV. The envelope to Provopoulos was containing two bullets and a threatening note, the envelope to Pretenderis had one bullet. A previously unknown organization calling itself …

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SKAI TV Journalist Beaten Up in Downtown Athens

Private Skai TV and radio journalist Costantinos Bogdanos was taken to the hospital with hand fracture and some head injuries after being attacked by three unknown perpetrators in downtown Athens. The incident occurred at 1.30 am in Exarchia district of Athens. Speaking to SKAI TV, Bodganos said that he was …

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Greek Police Injured TV-Reporter During Protests

A riot policeman hit Greek journalist Rena Maniou from private Antenna TV and threw her on the sidewalk where she hit her head. Maniou was taken to the emergency of a nearby hospital. Also journalists from state broadcaster NET and newspaper reporter Dionysis Vythoulkas (To Vima)  were violently pushed away by the riot …

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