Italy - Journalists protest against political attacks - November 30, 2018

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) joined its Italian affiliate, Federazione Nazionale della Stampa Italiana (FNSI), in organising a protest action on 13 November to speak out against systematic attacks against the press, as expressed by governmental representatives. FNSI called the attacks organised actions to discredit professional journalists and aimed at disorienting public opinion. A ‘flash mob’ will be held simultaneously in the different squares of the regional capitals on 13th November. The country’s communications authority AGCOM said attacks on the media risked damaging the free press.

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