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ITALIAN NEWSCAST SLAMMED FOR BIAS

May 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Italian broadcast regulator AGCOM has fined Italy’s TG1 news program, broadcast on the state-owned RAI Uno network, 100,000 euros ($142,000) for giving government officials, including Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, too much airtime during the current political campaign. Opposition leaders had complained that Berlusconi, whose Mediaset empire owns three TV networks in Italy, was attempting […]