The day Berlusconi arrived in our mailbox


Communication expert Gea Scancarello recounts the turmoil of 1993 Italy in the wake of the “Mani pulite” corruption investigations and the entry of billionaire media mogul Silvio Berlusconi into politics.

Storyteller: Gea Scancarello

Date of Story: 1993
Location of Story: Chiavari, Italy
Location: Milan, Italy
Date: 27 January, 2016

This post is part of a collaboration with author Davide Rubini to collect the stories of Italy in the aftermath of the “Bribesville” (Tangentopoli) scandals of the 1990s. Find out more about Rubini’s new novel,  il fischio finale (The Final Blow).