The censorship of satire in Italian TV

 
Literature professor Pierpaolo Peroni recalls how the election of the second Berlusconi government in Italy in 2001 initiated a difficult period of censorship for satirical programs on Italian TV.

Storyteller: Pierpaolo Peroni

Date of Story: 11 November 2001
Location of Story: Italy
Location: Perugia, Italy
Date: 13 April, 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).