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RSF Press Freedom Index: Greece among worst performers in EU

Greece is among the worst performers in press freedom issues withing the European Union, according to the annoual index 2021 published by watchdog Reporters without Borders (RSF) on Tuesday. Some European countries lead the world in respect for media freedom, yet the situation across the EU is growing increasingly heterogeneous. …

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Police handcuffs, arrests photojournalist Stamatiou during squat evacuation

Greek police has arrested a photojournalist who was covering the evacuation of a squat housing refugees and migrants in Exarchia district of Athens on Monday. Photojournalist of daily Efymerida Ton Syntakton, Alexandros Stamatiou, was handcuffed and taken to the Headquarters of the Greek Police. Police has filed against Stamatiou for …

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Reminder: Just 13 days left to help KTG alive also for 2016

I started KeepTalkingGreece in spring 2010, as an alternative to Greek-bashing by international media shortly before Greece capitulated without battle into the hands of the International Monetary Fund. From the very first moment, the main aim of this website and blog was to inform the English-speaking expats living in Greece …

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Lock-out for 140 unpaid journos & staff of daily “Eleftherotypia” after strike

Who could ever think that Greece would lead in imposing measures that are normally known as neo-loberal? In times when the International Monetary Fund and the other kids of the Troika block want the lockout as austerity measure to tackle “unemployment” (lol), a private businessman imposed it in real Greek …

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Reporters Without Borders: Greece plunged more than 50 places in Press Freedom Index within 5 years

Freedom of press and information suffered a huge decline in Greece according to the Press Freedom Index 2014 published by the international organization Reporters Without Borders. Index 2014 places Greece in the 99th position, that is 14 points lower when compared with report 2013, where Greece held position number 85th …

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