ND adjusts course after brief outcry over press subsidies

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Media, New Democracy, SYRIZA
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The government is attempting to correct its latest misstep after it suspended a decision to subsidise Greece’s print media to the tune of 6.7 million euros.

The joint-ministerial decision to award the money to 36 publications was issued on December 12 but the government was forced to cancel it a few days later after the inclusion of Makeleio, a daily that has repeatedly been accused of racism and sexism, in...

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