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The ‘state’ of ‘Public’ Broadcasting in Greece

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Greek broadcasting underwent spectacular change in the late 1980s. From a broadcasting environment with two state TV channels and four state radio stations in the mid-1990s, it now comprises 135 private TV channels and 890 private radio stations, 23 national and 135 local newspapers as well as 800 magazines. However, all private national and local TV stations technically speaking operate without an official licence to broadcast since the state has not yet awarded licences in an official manner.

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  • State Monopoly
  • Public Broadcaster
  • Digital Terrestrial Television
  • Broadcasting Environment
  • Strong Civil Society

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Papathanassopoulos, S. (2010). The ‘state’ of ‘Public’ Broadcasting in Greece. In: Iosifidis, P. (eds) Reinventing Public Service Communication. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230277113_18

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