Audiovisual Social Partners Call for Reopen of ERT in Greece

The EU Audiovisual Sector Social Dialogue Committee (AVSDC) has today expressed its profound dismay at reports that the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) has been shut down.


In a joint letter signed by the trade bodies representing media workers and broadcasters in the audio-visual sector across Europe includnig the European Federation of Journalists, it called upon the Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras to immediately reverse this decision. It further called on the European Commission to use its powers within its competences to support the continuation of all the components of public service media in Greece - the ‘cradle of democracy'.


Click here to read the full statement.