Jacopo Genovese

Italian journalism is the real loser from Italy’s elections

Italy’s elections in February produced parliamentary deadlock and months of negotiations over the formation of a new government. Jacopo Genovese assesses the role of the Italian media in the campaign, noting that they failed to anticipate one of the key stories of the election: the rise of Beppe Grillo and his ‘Five-Star Movement’ (M5S). He argues that Italian journalists must […]

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Social media challenges mean that the next Italian government may have to fix the rules dictated by the “Par Condicio” law

This weekend’s Italian elections are in the spotlight because of their importance to the financial stability of the Eurozone. They also raise questions about media regulation because they will be the first under a controversial new impartiality regime – that also applies to smartphones. Jacopo Genovese considers whether fair elections might be achieved more easily through policies addressing the concentration of media […]

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February 23rd, 2013|Jacopo Genovese|1 Comment|