Good News and Bad
The bad way overwhelms the good.
by Stephen Lendman
A personal note: As a writer and radio host, I'm often asked why I don't discuss good news. My answer is when I find some I will. Today I did, and here it is.
Two previous articles discussed suppressing free expression in Greece. Targeting dissent and media freedom continues.
Journalists revealing information government authorities want suppressed are suspended, fired, and/or arrested and prosecuted.
Costas Vaxevanis and Spiros Karatzaferis were targeted. Karatzaferis remains in custody on libel charges. He claimed to have information on how Greece manipulated its deficit to seek bailout help at the expense of ordinary people.
He said he'd present it on air October 31. He was arrested to prevent him from doing it. He added that he wasn't apprehended for having the information. Authorities used an old warrant against him.