A famous journalist was made minister

 

Former journalist Marina Valensise, now Director of Italian Institute of Culture, Paris, recalls being appointed to a post in the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities when famed journalist Alberto Ronchey was made minister.

Storyteller: Marina Valensise

Date of Story: 28 June 1992
Location of Story: Rome, Italy
Location: Paris, France
Date: 14 February, 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).