Agence France-PresseJune 11, 2013 16:38
Greece's government on Tuesday announced the immediate closure of public television and radio broadcaster ERT, in a shock move that affects nearly 2,700 jobs.
"ERT is a case of an exceptional lack of transparency and incredible extravagance. This ends now," government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou said at a news conference.
Shortly after the announcement, thousands rushed to the main ERT headquarters in a northern Athens suburb to show their support.