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Journalists restricted from reporting aftermath of Moria refugee camp fire

The International Press Institute (IPI) and its partners in the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) today voiced concerns over attempts by Greek authorities to restrict access for reporters and photojournalists to the area where refugees and asylum seekers have been living in squalid conditions following the fire that destroyed the Moria camp. In a letter […]

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Die Covid-19-Krise verdeutlicht das Medienproblem Griechenlands

Read in English Während dem Lockdown infolge des Covid-19-Ausbruchs stellte die griechische Regierung 20 Millionen Euro für die Medien bereit, damit diese „Bleiben Sie zu Hause” Gesundheitsbotschaften verbreiten konnten. Sie vergab die Verteilung dieser Gelder an ein privates Medienunternehmen und überging damit ihre Verpflichtung, alle vom Staat durchgeführten Transaktionen sowie das Online-Medienregister (in dem Online-Medien […]

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The Covid-19 crisis highlights Greece’s media problem

Zur deutschen Version During the lockdown that followed the Covid-19 outbreak, the Greek government allocated €20 million to media outlets for them to carry “Stay at Home” public health messages. It outsourced the distribution of these funds to a private media shop company, thereby bypassing its obligation to make public all transactions conducted by the […]

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Greece urged to ensure fair and transparent media support scheme

The International Press Institute (IPI) has joined a letter from the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) to the Greek government calling for greater transparency and objectivity in the distribution of public advertisement funds to media. A recent analysis has shown that ad revenue from a public health advertising campaign related to Covid-19 was not distributed […]

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