Stelios Kouloglou

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Stelios Kouloglou

Stelios Kouloglou (Greek: Στέλιος Κούλογλου; born 1953, Athens) is a Greek journalist and writer. He is the creator of the news web channel "TVXS" and a board member of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation.[1] He is, also, a columnist for the LIFO magazine.[2]

He was born in Athens. He graduated from the University of Athens and studied journalism in Paris, Tokyo and India. He has worked as a political correspondent in Greece and as a foreign correspondent in Paris and Moscow, from where he covered developments in the Soviet Union and the other ex-communist countries. In the 1992-95 period he covered the war in Yugoslavia as a special war correspondent.

In 1996 Kouloglou created and introduced for the Greek national television Reportage Without Frontiers. Although disputed in terms of originality at home as considerably based on international investigative reportage, his documentaries have won awards in Greece and abroad (2000 and 2001 "Euro-Comenius" historical documentary Award).[citation needed]

On June 2008 he began writing a column for the Greek free press magazine LIFO, called "Spin Doctor".[2][dead link]. On November 1, 2008 he began an internet channel named "TV Without Frontiers", a news and political analysis website.

In 2009, his documentary film Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, based on the book of the same name by John Perkins, was shown at film festivals in the U.S.

He has written books on current affairs and politics (Sta ihni tou Tritou Dromou, 1986 (On the footsteps of the "Third Road"), Mia fora ki enan kairo itan mia Sovietiki Enwsi, 1994 (Once upon a time there was a Soviet Union), Oi kokkinoi ksanarhontai, 1994 (The return of the Reds)), historical testimonies (Martyries gia ton Emfylio kai tin Elliniki Aristera, 2005 (Testimonies on the Civil War and the Greek Left)), and the novels Egklima sto proedriko megaro, 1989 (Crime in the Presidential House) - a book exposed as plagiarism[3] from Asesinato en el Comité Central (Murder in the Central Committee), 1981 by Vázquez Montalbán - and Min pas pote monos sto tahydromeio, 2002 (Never go to the post office alone)).

On January 28, 2010, it was announced that Stelios Kouloglou would be a member of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation's (ERT) board.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "New ERT Board Announced". ERT (news.ert.gr). 2010-01-28. Retrieved 28 January 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b Tsagkarousianos, Stathis (2008-06-05). "Πρόσω Ολοταχώς". LIFO (in Greek) (Editorial) (114). Retrieved 28 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Τα Νέα", 15/51992, Φάκελος λογοκλοπή - Υπόθεση Κούλογλου.." Ελευθεροτυπία" 22/2/1989: κριτική Δ. Κούρτοβικ...

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