A Special Independent Committee has been assigned the task of redefining the role of public-rum media following a decision by Minister of State Elias Mossialos, who also holds the media portfolio, it was announced on Tuesday.
The committee is made up of university professors and will focus exclusively on the preparation of proposals for the creation of a modern model of governance while safeguarding the public character of ERT S.A. radio and television.
The decision is placed within the framework of the government initiative concerning the reorganisation of ERT S.A., according to a statement issued by the minister of state.
An advisory team of international experts is also set up to offer technical assistance to the special independent committee. The team is made up of foreign mass media experts.