Defamation. Two more journalists sentenced to compensation after almost twenty years
Almost twenty thousand euro for an article and a satirical drawing published on the daily Roma in 1997, where a doctor was called a “jackass”
After the Lorenzo Grassi case, convicted of defamation after twenty years, here is a case where it took seventeen years to put an end to the lawsuit. The third civil section of the Supreme Court ordered the journalist Maria Teresa Di Casola to pay moral damages and the former editor of the Neapolitan daily Roma, Gennaro Sangiuliano, for the publication of an article which had a the picture of an INAIL doctor, followed by a satirical cartoon in which a doctor was illustrated with an ear horn looking like a cornucopia have money come out of it. Including court fees, they must pay nearly twenty thousand euros.