MEDIA



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JUSTICE

Popular Greek actor Petros Filippidis has been served a legal notice by lawyer George Geraris, who has taken over several actors’ cases amid the eruption of the Greek #MeToo movement.

Liat Kaplan questions what she was trying to accomplish with her anonymous Tumblr. [Paige Stampatori/The New York Times]
HEALTH

If you were on Tumblr in the early 2010s, you may remember a blog called Your Fave Is Problematic. If not, its content should still sound familiar to you.


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MEDIA

Journalist and publisher Stefanos Chios was arrested on Monday afternoon for violating a law on obscenity after making lewd allegations against the prime minister and the culture minister on the front page of his fringe newspaper Makeleio, linking them to an alleged sexual misconduct scandal involving prominent actor and director Dimitris Lignadis.

[InTime News]
MEDIA EXPOSURE

Our times are incredibly interesting, and dangerous. Everything is done to excess. Especially when it comes to the threats and challenges, from Covid-19 to climate change.



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CORONAVIRUS

Greek Cypriot news sites on Sunday picked up a story on EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides, following reports of a media stake out at the health chief’s Nicosia residence amid fierce criticism over vaccine delays.

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JUSTICE

The Justice Ministry on Wednesday forwarded the case file containing the findings of an investigation into Nikos Pappas, the digital governance minister in the former SYRIZA-led government, to Parliament, which will debate the merit of accusations concerning his role in a contentious auction for TV licenses in 2016.

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EDUCATION

The American Hellenic Institute Foundation (AHIF) has joined with the Center for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at Queens College as co-publisher of the Journal of Modern Hellenism.


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CRIME

We don’t know whether this particular item of fake news first appeared on a television news broadcast or was initially hatched by some fringe far-right website.

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EU

Western democracies must win back control of the boundaries of public debate from social media giants, Marietje Schaake suggests in an exclusive interview with Kathimerini.