Category Archives: Silvio Berlusconi

Europe: Are the Media Framing Italy’s Mario Monti for Success or Failure?

by Gabby LaVerghetta The newest international cover of TIME features Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti. The text below his face poses the daunting question: “Can this man save Europe? That’s a pretty tall order for one man. Monti, a longtime … Continue reading

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Cuba’s Reforms: Farmers Now, Media Later?

by Jeff Hutter Tomorrow, Dec. 1, Cuban farmers will be able to circumvent government intervention and sell produce directly to hotels and restaurants. The reform is one of the myriad of changes President Raul Castro has instituted over the last … 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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