Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Greek elections - where to look for news

This week the Greek elections have made the news. Here are some links which cover their political and economic impact.
The Greek Ministry of the Interior has official results. An icon on the page changes them to English- if required!
The Greek elections portal coordinated by Dr Giorgos [Gkantzias], Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural Technology and Communication, University Aegean. Provides free access to articles from the Greek Politics Journal, plus election results, maps and analysis
OSCE election observations of the conduct. There are also reports from previous elections

News services.
The following have articles and reports.
Athens News Agency- official Greek government
The Athens news service (provides news in English) has a blog covering the elections which will continue to add comment over the next few days.There is also a political news section with comment.
ERT (Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation) extensive comment, plus video clips, polls and interviews.
Kathimerini affiliated with the International Herald Tribune. English news.
Hellenic Lines- Newspaper of the Greek nationalist Front newspaper.
This Google site has YouTube films and debate from parties. plus twitter and news blogs.It also includes social media trends
Phantis - search engine designed to cover sites relevant to Greek Community.

Foreign commentators
New York Times - analysis of politics and economy of Greece
The Daily Telegraph has its own Greek elections Diary
The Wall Street Journal blog has commentary on the economic impact also a useful get started guide.
News about Greece from the Guardian.
Opendemocracy net has discussion from academic bloggers.
Finally for recent academic discussion and debate see papers and audio, video footage from the LSE Hellenic Observatory.

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