books 2013

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wednesday 24

How not to end up in court

How to get your physical or virtual foot in the door of malfeasance without tripping over insinuation and/or defamation. In other words, how to be a good journalist without ending up in court.

19:30 - 20:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

How not to end up in court

thursday 25

From source to screen: the flow of TV news

The business of news needs to consider the change of social innovation which has occurred in the last twenty years. It needs to understand that if there was a time when it was possible to provide al...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala Lippi

From source to screen: the flow of TV news

If these are men

More than 80 women were killed by their husband/partner/boyfriend in Italy in the first half of 2012, 137 in the year 2011. Riccardo Iacona takes an in-depth look at this issue in his latest book Se q...

21:00 - 22:30
Sala dei Notari

If these are men

friday 26

The web makes us free?

From the century of the ‘masses’ to the century of the ‘individual’ - revolutions in both cases, carnage and chaos in both cases too? In his latest book Il web ci rende liberi? (Einaudi, 201...

19:30 - 20:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The web makes us free?

saturday 27

Communicating Europe in Italy. Shortcomings and opportunities

How do European institutions in Italy comunicate? What are the main elements which determine European information? What’s missing and what are the opportunities? In a context of economic and insti...

15:30 - 17:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Communicating Europe in Italy. Shortcomings and opportunities

Perfect acoustics

A cellist of La Scala Opera House in Milan married a boisterous woman, whom he had already fallen in love with during childhood. One day, after years of living together, she disappears. In her place...

17:30 - 18:30
Sala dei Notari

Perfect acoustics

Il corpo umano

Paolo Giordano, author of the debut bestseller La solitudine dei numeri primi, in conversation with Lucia Annunziata about his second book Il corpo umano and much more.

18:30 - 19:30
Sala dei Notari

Il corpo umano

Covering the 2012 US Presidential elections - the hard way

Late-night buses, sleeping on sofas and dogged hitch-hiking in order to report on the 2012 US Presidential elections. A book which grew out of a blog and online fundraising. The story of Andrea Mari...

19:00 - 20:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Covering the 2012 US Presidential elections - the hard way

Old Calabria

Southern Italy in general, and Calabria in particular, remains a patriarchal culture. The latest book by Lirio Abbate entitled Fimmine rìbelli pays tribute to the Calabrian women who are attempting...

20:00 - 21:00
Sala dei Notari

Old Calabria

sunday 28

A book for Europe

Description to come.

09:30 - 10:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

A book for Europe

Digital vertigo

In Digital Vertigo, Andrew Keen sliced and diced the teddy-bear view of the effect on society of social media. This book has just been translated into Italian by the Egea publishing house, with the ...

12:00 - 13:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Digital vertigo

Zen and the art of news maintenance

Print newspapers shutting down, the digital still a long way from offering a satisfactory business model, journalists facing competition from their readers: just some of the topics under considerati...

14:30 - 15:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Zen and the art of news maintenance

Ignoramuses: the bitter truth

Italy is way down the international lists on relative quality of education and training. An opportunity to innovate and invigorate, or just yet another confirmation of seemingly unstoppable national...

17:00 - 18:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Ignoramuses: the bitter truth

Legacy

The Italian TV political chat show host Lilli Gruber in her latest book Eredità casts her eye back over three generations of her family: vicissitudes experienced, memories cherished.

17:00 - 18:00
Sala dei Notari

Legacy

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