Home » International News » State Broadcaster’s End a Blow to Greek Identity

State Broadcaster’s End a Blow to Greek Identity

ATHENS, Greece — When Nazi troops marched into Greece’s nearly deserted capital on April 27, 1941, radio announcer Costas Stavropoulos of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corp. announced the grim news. He urged his countrymen and women not to listen to future Nazi radio transmissions and signed off with the Greek national anthem. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Twitter List: Reporters and Editors That moment in Greek broadcasting history is indelibly etched into the country’s collective memory. It was the only time the state broadcaster — also known as ERT — had ceased to operate from its birth three years earlier. That is, until…