May 5th, Athens

I’ve started writing something and deleted it numerous times.

It is a horrible, horrible day.

Athens Uploaded by Verani Federico on 2 May 10, 11.15PM BST

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Tourism in Greece: the fallacy of putting marketing first

Outdoor advertising campaign from the Greek National Tourism Organisation

I’ve been reading quite a lot lately regarding this year’s advertising campaign for tourism in Greece, organised – as it happens every year – by the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO). The campaign has been presented . . . →

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Social Media and government. A note on communications.

Jump on the social media bandwagon Uploaded by Matt Hamm on 15 Oct 08, 10.07PM GMT.

We had this discussion the other day with Stavros Kontaksis (blog in Greek) – @stakon on Twitter – the fact that parties . . . →

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Social media can help 'old media' get better

With the monitoring and analysis of social media by the journalists and analysts of the ‘old media’ we are seeing a vast improvement in the coverage of international news – especially when it comes to understanding the cultural, economic and political background.

There is a very good reason why. ‘Old media’ either have a correspondent . . . →

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Greeks use social media to organise protest

The Greeks have been using social media like blogs, twitter, friendfeed and facebook as well as e-mails and SMS messages to organise a peaceful sitting protest in front of the Greek House of Parliament today.

The Greek social media scene has been boiling for days now. The blogs started by discussing alleged police brutality and . . . →

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Greece: The European Bible Zone

Gerhard Haderer is the creator of a comic book, the Life of Christ. In the comic book, Christ drinks, swears, surfs and hangs out with Jimi Hendrix.

But the Greeks took exception. What do you expect from the country that protested against the Last Temptation of the Christ (whilst the book was . . . →

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