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Greece: Public Broadcast Station Shut Down

Published: June 12, 2013; 20:13 · (Vindobona)

Greece has pulled the plug for the public broadcast station ERT yesterday.

Greece: Public Broadcast Station Shut Down / Picture: © Flickr

The news came only hours before the shutting down on Tuesday at 11pm. Three TV channels and numerous local radio stations of broadcast station ERT were shut down. According to government spokesman Simos Kedikoglu the decision was justified as a typical case of "unique lack of transparency and incredible waste" since the station cost the state € 300m annually. On Wednesday morning the…

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