Tsipras to push for new Greek TV reforms after court setback

The decision to block a reform of Greece's murky private television sector is a heavy blow against Prime Minister Alexis TsiprasThe Greek government said Thursday it would make a fresh push to reform the private TV sector, after a top court blocked its previous attempt in a major blow to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. On Wednesday, 14 of the State Council’s 24 judges said an October 2015 law limiting the number of private TV broadcasting licences to four — half the current number operating — was unconstitutional and should be overturned. “The prime minister has asked that a new draft law be ready by Monday so it can be put before parliament,” government spokeswoman Olga Gerovassili said Thursday.

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