Tag Archives: Italy
So the long-standing debate about the independence of Italy’s public broadcaster, RAI – addressed in Mapping Digital Media: Italy, and by the Open Media Coalition, Italy’s media reform movement – has now received the Grillo treatment.
Italian comedian Beppe Grillo last … Read more
The Open Society Foundations and the Reuters Institute in association with Frontline Club will discuss the future of the media in Italy after Berlusconi. On 12 November, the longest-serving post-war Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi resigned after … Read more
Digital terrestrial television was introduced in Italy in 2001. The switch-off of analog broadcasting started in 2009 and is based on the progressive “digitization” of regional areas. The deadline for the definitive switch-over from analog to digital broadcasting is set … Read more
The political capture of national television news in Italy has been alleged and debated for many years. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi dominates broadcasting to a degree that is unique in western Europe and has few parallels anywhere on the continent.
He … Read more