Tag Archives: IJF

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Journalists (V): Yoani Sanchez

I particularly like this picture of Yoani Sanchez and her Gioconda’s subtle smile, during the Journalism Festival in Perugia. I just sneaked out from my seat and reached the stage with an unappropriate 35mm lens, while she was contested by … Continue reading

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Journalists (IV): Maddalena Rostagno

  Maddalena she’s not a journalist herself but she’s the daughter of a real one, Mauro Rostagno. What is a real journalist? In few words I believe that a real journalist is someone who has the sense for a story … Continue reading

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Journalists (III): Heather Brooke

Heather Brooke worked as a political and crime reporter in the US before moving to Britain.  Her investigation into the expense accounts of Members of Parliament led to the biggest clear-out of  british politicians. Thanks to her corruption became something more … Continue reading

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Journalists (II): Wadah Khanfar

  Born in Palestine in the 1969, Wadah Khanfar had and intese career as a journalist, reporting from South Africa, Afghanistan and Iraq. He became bureau chief in Baghdad for the Al Jazeera network and finally director general of the Al … Continue reading

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Journalists (I): Ettore Mo

Ettore Mo is one of the most famous italian war correspondent. Despite his 80 years, I saw him running up a stair to challenge somebody who wanted to help him. He is from Dagnente a small village close to Arona, my … Continue reading

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Perugia – International Journalism Festival 2012

I was not expecting to be so excited by the International Journalism Festival in Perugia. The quality of the talks was very high and I became really interested in the big changes journalism is facing, and will face in the … Continue reading