This week I am pretty happy because in Italy we made some progress for the freedom of press: a new journal is born, namely “Il Fatto Quotidiano“. This journal has some peculiar characteristics:
– it does not have an owner. It was founded by a bunch of journalists of “L’Unità” that left that journal and took equal shares of the new journal.
– it does not take public money. It works with subscriptions and selling copies through news-agents.
– it does not take a particular point of view. It criticize equally the government and the opposition, although it bends a bit for the opposition.
– it publishes news that nobody else usually want/can publish.