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Greek journalists go on strike to protest austerity measures

Journalists in Greece have walked off the job for 24 hours, a day before civil servants and private sector workers stage a nationwide general strike to protest new austerity measures the government is still negotiating with the debt-ridden country’s international creditors, firstpost.com informs. Wednesday’s strike halted television and radio news broadcasts, while media outlets were not updating their online news sites. No newspapers were to be published the following day. Thursday’s general strike will shut down services across the country throughout the day and ground flights for three hours.

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