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… and the Athens News was saved

July 22, 2009

Yes, the Athens News managed to survive the threat of closure last October. The paper’s first attempt at a blog, entitled Save Athens News, is thankfully obsolete.

As in previous summers, the newsroom has been invigorated by the arrival of the season’s interns, who have urged that a new blog be started.

And a little treat for those in the AN blogosphere: a video by former film critic Angelike Contis which captures the Athens News of old, back in its offices at Christou Lada in the “Lambrakistan” area, in central Athens. Enjoy!

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Ρωξάνη Καυτανζόγλου permalink
    July 24, 2009 13:48

    unfortunately, the absences of John Psaropoulos, Mark Dragoumis and Brady Kiesling have made AN a far less stimulating and interesting read

  2. carole spyridakis permalink
    September 5, 2009 21:16

    the changes are dramatic and so interesting!
    easpecially the online feeding of followers.
    have watched AN for 38 years, and LOVE the storyline!
    thanks to all

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