Continued disappointment

After having staged a controversial auction to grant national broadcasting licenses - a process that was soon afterwards deemed unconstitutional by the Greek High Court - Alexis Tsipras’ government continues to struggle to end corruption and to provide the adequate framework for the functioning of the country's media. An attempt to meddle in DOL, one of Greece's most prominent newspaper groups, by appointing a former SYRIZA MP in charge for its rescue, adds to an already flawed media landscape.

in the 2017 World Press Freedom Index



89 in 2016

Global score


30.35 in 2016

  • 0
    journalists killed in 2018
  • 0
    citizens journalists killed in 2018
  • 0
    media assistants killed in 2018
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