#rbnews weekly bulletin 25-31 May 2013

Prepared by the #rbnews international team, translated by @IrateGreekThe text companion to this week’s #rbnews international show is now online. You can read it after the jump.

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Privatizations in Greece: Myths and realities

In 2012, the radiobubblenews team conducted research into the issue of privatizations in Greece, with funding from radiobubble’s donation crack and the generous support of the Isvara Foundation.
You can find a list of the radio shows, interviews and articles we put online as a result of this research project here in Greek. The key findings were presented in English on the #rbnews international show on 08 December 2012,whose podcast is available here.
This document summarizes the key findings. You can read it online or download (needs issue account, but you can also download it from here)  print and disseminate it under the terms of a Creative Commons license (like everything else on the radiobubble website).

Researcher/writer: Petros Papathanasiou
Translators: Christos Syllas, Katerina Gkirtzou, Zoe Mavroudi, Panayiotis Koutsourakis
Editing: Theodora Oikonomides
Layout and design: Kyriakos Samourkas

Thanks once again to the Isvara Foundation and to radiobubble’s many individual donors who made this study possible.
If you want to support radiobubble to conduct similat research projects, you can make a donation here.

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Παροχή δικαιωμάτων πέρα από τα πλαίσια αυτής της άδειας μπορεί να είναι διαθέσιμη στο http://international.radiobubble.gr.

Greece: The big sell-off – Debunking Alexia Kefalas’s report for French public TV

This post, co-authored by Okeanos (@Okeanews) and Theodora Oikonomides (@IrateGreek) was first published in French on Okeanews.The weekly documentary magazine Envoyé Spécial broadcast on French public TV channel France 2 shortly before Christmas 2012 a report about privatizations in Greece. Titled “Greece: the big sell-off” (“Grèce: la grande braderie”), the report, devised and produced by Alexia Kefalas (@alexisKefalas) and Michel Tardy, is riddled with inaccuracies and oversights, and, what is more, one of the interviewees denies the role attributed to him. The result is a picture of privatizations in Greece which is entirely distorted. Here’s an analysis of what journalists should not do.

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#rbnews international show 08 Dec 2012 – Privatizations special

On #rbnews international on 08 December, we presented the key findings of the study conducted by Radiobubble on privatizations in Greece. The study was funded by the Isvara Foundation. Commenting on our findings is Greek economist Leonidas Vatikiotis (@LeonidasV), whom we interviewed earlier during the week.

You can listen to the podcast after the jump.

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