MEDIA


[AP]
CULTURE

Developed as a hobby project in 2008 by Athens-based visual effects artist Dimitris Tsalkanis, the Ancient Athens 3D website presents a series of digital reconstructions of the city through time, from the Mycenaean Bronze Age (1600 BC) to the Early Modern period (AD 1833). The project’s latest video, launched in November, showcases Classical Athens at […]


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OPINION

Newspaper cartoons seem to pique Greek politicians and public figures in general more than any other type of criticism, including vitriolic opinion pieces. I am not sure why.


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NEWS

Αn article published in British newspaper The Daily Telegraph supports arguments for the return of the Parthenon Marbles from the British Museum to Greece, penned only a few days after Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ London visit, who raised the issue in his meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

[InTime News]
OPINION

No sooner had the Penal Code been changed than police arrested a lawyer who allegedly has played a leading role in undermining the vaccination campaign against Covid-19.



[Intime News]
NEWS

The Dutch journalist Ingeborg Beugel whose acrimonious exchange last week with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis received extensive media coverage, said she is temporarily leaving Greece, where she lives, after claiming she received online threats and that someone threw a stone at her.

[AP]
NEWS

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has filed a lawsuit against Greek daily newspaper Dimokratia at a prosecutor’s office in Ankara, the newspaper concerned reported on Wednesday.

Members of the nonprofit Libre Space Foundation traveled from Greece to Spain to test the resilience of the materials in the picosatellites they manufactured.
SOCIETY

So far, so good. It is dawn on September 3 and the members of the Libre Space Foundation are staying up to watch a live broadcast from California of a rocket launch by the private American corporation Firefly Aerospace from their lab in Athens or their homes all over Greece.


Frances Haugen, the Facebook whistle-blower, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on October 5. [T.J. Kirkpatrick/The New York Times]
THE NEW YORK TIMES

In recent weeks, Facebook’s stock has fallen roughly 5%, shaving billions off its market value. Lawmakers have introduced laws that could weaken the company’s legal protections. Shareholders filed a resolution to dilute the power of its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg.