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Italian journalism: the real loser in the Italian elections (guest blog)

Genovese, Jacopo (2013) Italian journalism: the real loser in the Italian elections (guest blog). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (06 Apr 2013). Blog Entry.

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The Italian general elections held in February resulted in parliamentary deadlock, and debates of who were the winners and losers still continue. Partito Democratico (PD), the centre-left coalition led by Pierluigi Bersani, and the Popolo della Libertà (PDL) party of Silvio Berlosconi nearly tied with just over 29% each. However, commentators tend to agree that the real winner was Beppe Grillo with his Movimento 5 Stelle (M5S), which surpassed all predictions by obtaining 25.5% of all votes in just its first appearance in national elections. But according to Polis Intern Jacopo Genovese there is one clear loser that only a few pundits have mentioned: Italian journalism.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 16 May 2017 08:55
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2019 23:19

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