Violent and disguised censorship. Conference in Brussels
Next Wednesday, March 5th, at 18:30 promoetd by Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Speakers two journalists: Alberto Spampinato (director of Ossigeno) and Ester Castano (Milano)
“Violent and disguised censorship. The virus that is infecting the freedom of the press in all Europe. The italian case”. This is the topic of the conference organized by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Brussels (Rue de Livourne 38) next Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 18:30. The speakers will be Alberto Spampinato, councilor of FNSI (Italy journalists’ union) and director of Ossigeno per l’Informazione ONG, and the italian journalist Ester Castano.
Spampinato will show the shocking monitoring made in Italy by Ossigeno per l’Informazione on freedom of the press violations in the last seven years(over 1700 threats, abuses and intimidations against media operators) and ‘ll how Ossigeno and others ONG are working to build a “Safety Net for European Journalists” in 11 countries with a work in progress plan promoted by The European Commission that involves “Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso” based in Rovereto (Italy), SEEMO IPI based in Wien and media partners in many countries (Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey).
Ester Castano, italian journalist, will tell her bad experience that shows how in Italy the laws on defamation can be used as an intimidatory instrument to stop journalistic investigations. For a whole year she was forced to forced to actively defend herself, at its own expense, to Complaints and warnings sent from a mayor involved in a scandal for corruption that reacted this way to her every newspaper article. ASP
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