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The covers of Documento weekly.

How the Greek government strives to financially asphyxiate a weekly investigative newspaper amid the pandemic.

Τhe Mitsotakis administration has long waged war against Documento, a weekly investigative journalism outlet. Ever since the neoliberals of New Democracy won the elections last July, the government has been engaged in an all-out effort to muzzle the newspaper, on account of its reporters digging into financial scandals and the party’s nepotistic practices. Reacting against this predicament, publisher Costas Vaxevanis presented a detailed report of the silencing plot in his February 2, 2020 dispatch to David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament.


Thanasis Karampatsos

Editor-in-chef at Documento (Sunday newspaper), postgraduate student at Ionian University (Methodology on Criticism and Publication of Historical Sources)

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