Category Archives: Economics

Italy’s TV Made of Words

by Erica Sanchez-Vazquez For many years, Italian television has had a pretty bad reputation. Discussions about the small screen in Italy often end up highlighting concerns about, for example, the political consequences of concentrated media ownership,  or the representation of … Continue reading

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Italy: The Economic Crisis Pushes Berlusconi Out

by Gabby LaVerghetta Silvio Berlusconi, or il Cavaliere as he’s mockingly referred to in Italy, stepped down today.   This week, he agreed to resign as prime minister after losing his majority in Italy’s Parliament. He left  after both legislative … Continue reading

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