No Signal: Greek state TV & radio taken off air due to crisis

12/06/2013 16:54

The main TV and radio channels in Greece have been taken off air, after the government decided to shut down all state-run broadcasters. All 2500 employees have lost their jobs, while the authorities slammed the company as 'a haven of waste'. Large crowds joined in a protest against the decision, which is the latest in a cost-cutting drive, as Athens' struggles to please international lenders. Panagiotis Sotiris, a social and political expert from the University of the Aegean, says it's not just about the economy any more.


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