In Greece, Journalists Occupy the ERT Studios and Keep Producing News—Despite Austerity Measures

Last Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced that Hellenic Radio and Television (ERT)—Greece’s only public television and radio station, and national equivalent to the BBC—would be shut down, taking with it more than 2,600 public sector jobs and, though the ERT was far from free and uncensored, one of the last semblances of democracy …