In the November 7, 2016 issue of New Europe, I published an article on the destructive role of the Greek media during the economic crisis. My main thesis is that the Greek print, broadcast and online media did not (with very few exceptions) help the average Greek citizen understand the causes of, and the possible resolution to, the crisis that has now affected Greek society for over 6 years. Besides the well-established triangular entanglement (“diaploki”) among politicians, media moguls and commercial bankers that has traditionally served the main political parties and their ideological platforms, the poor contribution of the Greek media to a proper analysis of the economic crisis also reflects a very low level of education, expertise and professionalism among journalists, opinion writers and editors. In a sense, the performance of even “mainstream” media was frequently so flawed that their distinction from yellow journalism was very tenuous. You may read the full article here.