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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Coalition in open disagreement over ERT ahead of leaders' talks

ATHENS (Reuters) - Both junior partners in Greece's fragile coalition government have turned down a compromise proposal by the prime minister to avert a government crisis over the shutdown of public broadcaster ERT. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras more
The Star Online ( 6/15/2013 3:30:32 AM -08:00 )

ERT closure: Greek PM Antonis Samaras offers concession
ERT employees secure a protest banner ERT ran three domestic TV channels, four national radio stations, as well regional radio stations and an external service, Voice of Greece. Continue reading the main story more
BBC News ( 6/14/2013 11:45:01 PM -08:00 )

Greek PM Samaras offers partial re-opening of ERT
Greek PM Samaras offers partial re-opening of ERTGreek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras offered to partially re-open state broadcaster ERT – after a public and political outcry over the government's abrupt closure of the channel. At a meeting of the New Democracy Youth, comprised of young members of his more
euronews ( 6/14/2013 10:34:07 PM -08:00 )

Greece's ERT stays on air despite plug pulled
GreeceJournalists at Greek broadcaster ERT have become their own story – with their news programming centered around the controversial closure of the channel. Although the plug has been pulled in Greece, ERT continues to be transmitted via satellite. more
euronews ( 6/14/2013 10:22:54 PM -08:00 )

Greek PM offers to restart news broadcasts in concession
Greek PM offers to restart news broadcasts in concessionGreece announced ERT's closure out of the blue on Tuesday, one of the most drastic measures yet in the country's struggle to shore up its bankrupt state finances and meet the terms of an international bailout. Source: Reuters more
Moneycontrol.com ( 6/14/2013 10:10:38 PM -08:00 )

UPDATE 2-Greek PM offers to restart news broadcasts to defuse crisis
Sat Jun 15, 2013 2:37am IST. (Adds media to continue strike, PM quotes, background). By Lefteris Papadimas. ATHENS, June 14 (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras offered on Friday to hire a small number of workers to resume public more
Reuters ( 6/14/2013 6:58:35 PM -08:00 )

Greek PM's offer does not satisfy coalition ally- party source
ATHENS, June 14 | Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:19am IST. ATHENS, June 14 (Reuters) - A proposal by Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to hire a small number of workers to resume a public news broadcaster does not satisfy his junior socialist partner in the more
Reuters ( 6/14/2013 6:58:33 PM -08:00 )

Greek PM offers to restart news broadcasts to defuse crisis
By Lefteris Papadimas. ATHENS | Sat Jun 15, 2013 2:38am IST. ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras offered on Friday to hire a small number of workers to resume public broadcasts to stem an outcry over the shock closure of state more
Reuters ( 6/14/2013 6:58:30 PM -08:00 )

Greek PM offers to restart public news broadcast
ATHENS, June 14 | Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:11pm IST. ATHENS, June 14 (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras offered to hire a small number of workers to resume a public news broadcast, he said in a statement on Friday, in a concession to coalition more
Reuters ( 6/14/2013 6:58:30 PM -08:00 )

Greek PM seeks support on closed broadcaster
ATHENS -- Greece's prime minister has raised the stakes in a fight with key government allies over his decision to shut "sinful" state-run TV, offering a minor compromise while suggesting he would risk early elections unless they back him. Antonis Samaras' more
Newsday (subscription) ( 6/14/2013 6:49:56 PM -08:00 )

Greek PM proposes to partially reopen public broadcaster
Greece's prime minister has offered to partially reopen the country's public broadcaster just days after ordering it shut down. The decision to close ERT has caused a rift within the country's governing coalition. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Friday more
Deutsche Welle ( 6/14/2013 6:20:53 PM -08:00 )

A Chance to Do Better on Greece
The International Monetary Fund now has a chance to show what it has learned from past policy mistakes on Greece, mistakes it acknowledged last week. This week a delegation from the fund, the European Central Bank and the European Commission was more
New York Times (blog) ( 6/14/2013 5:01:40 PM -08:00 )

Greek PM offers to reinstate state TV
Greek PM offers to reinstate state TVGreek PM offers to reinstate state TV. Updated: 10:26, Saturday June 15, 2013. Greek PM offers to reinstate state TV. Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has offered to partially reinstate state broadcaster ERT after vehement protests over its dramatic more
Sky News Australia ( 6/14/2013 4:22:35 PM -08:00 )

Dispute over Greek public broadcaster's shutdown referred to courts
ATHENS, June 14 (Xinhua) -- The intense dispute over the Greek government's sudden decision to shut down state television and radio broadcaster ERT on Tuesday midnight was referred to courts on Friday, amid mounting tensions over the first big wave of more
Xinhua ( 6/14/2013 2:49:42 PM -08:00 )

War Over Public TV in Greece Features Online Trojan Horse
War Over Public TV in Greece Features Online Trojan HorseATHENS–The Greek government may have been very quick in announcing that the closure of the country's public broadcaster, ERT and seizing control of the channels broadcasting assets. But its reflexes were much slower in claiming a domain name for its more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 6/14/2013 2:44:19 PM -08:00 )

Greek Premier Seeks to Defuse Tension Over Broadcaster
ATHENS—Prime Minister Antonis Samaras sought to defuse tensions with coalition partners Friday over his surprise shutdown of the country's public broadcaster this week by offering to quickly relaunch programming—with a reduced staff. But his offer to more
Wall Street Journal ( 6/14/2013 1:44:47 PM -08:00 )

Greek Broadcaster Fights Closure
ATHENS — The Greek government might come under pressure to reopen the state broadcaster, ERT, as one of the country's highest courts weighs an appeal by a union representing more than 2,600 of the broadcaster's employees. World Twitter Logo. more
New York Times (blog) ( 6/14/2013 1:11:05 PM -08:00 )

Greece's Samaras Proposes Broadcaster Committee to End Impasse
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras proposed setting up a committee to recruit a small staff to reopen the country's state broadcaster and end an impasse with his coalition partners that has threatened the stability of his year-old government. Under the more
Businessweek ( 6/14/2013 12:37:07 PM -08:00 )

Greece Fury Over State TV Shutdown Grows
The Greek government shocked the country this week with a surprise move to shut down state-run TV and radio (ERT). Amid the strikes and protests that followed, some Greeks set up underground broadcast of the ERT in defiance. We talk to them. Hosted by:. more
Huffington Post ( 6/14/2013 12:19:48 PM -08:00 )

Greek prime minister offers to reinstate limited state broadcasts
Athens, Greece (CNN) -- Greece's prime minister offered Friday to reinstate a limited public news broadcast following protests over the government's decision to suspend it as a budget-cutting move. Under the plan, a small number of employees would be more
CNN International ( 6/14/2013 11:51:34 AM -08:00 )