Journalism as "continuous censorship on the acts of power" (Jules Michelet), journalism as a sovereignty of facts, journalism as independent and even militant thought: half a century has passed since 1968, two generations, but these are still the crucial issues journalism must address, ones which the digital revolution has only intensified. A discussion with the former editor of Corriere della Sera and of Il Sole 24 Ore Ferruccio De Bortoli, and the editor of MicroMega (and protagonist of the '68 student movement) Paolo Flores d'Arcais.