Tag Archives: Freedom of the press

Mar 10 2016

Read All About It (Or Not): The Trouble with the Turkish Press

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By Kate Cyr Istanbul’s 2013 Gezi Park protests unearthed muddy tales of corruption, bias, and authoritarianism that powerful conglomerates and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) would have preferred buried indefinitely. The government received global scrutiny as anyone from … Continue reading

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Aug 23 2013

The Myth of Journalistic Impartiality under Austerity

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By Yiannis Baboulias “Stuff is biased” lamented a Greek journalist after a piece of mine was published in the New Statesman last February. In the piece, I was making the case that four young anarchists who had been arrested after … Continue reading

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Aug 20 2013

Emerging Themes from the First Six Months of Euro Crisis in the Press

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By the Editorial Team The Euro Crisis in the Press blog began as part of a wider LSE-based research project on media representations of the Euro crisis across European states. The aim of the blog has been to provide a … Continue reading

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Jun 15 2013

The struggle over the Greek national broadcaster: a debate of extremes

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By Maria Kyriakidou Greece is once more in turmoil. The sudden and shocking shutdown of the state television and radio network, ERT, by the government last Tuesday was met with angry demonstrations not only by the virtually 2,600 employees of … Continue reading

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Apr 25 2013

Who’s reporting the crisis? The state of the media in Greece

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By Maria Kyriakidou Greece has been ranked 84th among 179 countries for freedom of the press, according to the 2013 World Press Freedom Index published in January 2013 by the international NGO “Reporters Without Borders”, with a staggering fall of … Continue reading

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