On Sunday, February 17, two Italian sports commentators sparked outrage with comments they made about women. The first was Fulvio Collovati, a former football player and World Cup-winning defender turned pundit. “I can't do it. If she talks about the match and how it went, okay, but she can't talk about tactics. A woman doesn't understand that as a man does," Collovati said. On Monday, February 18, the Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport published an article by Giancarlo Dotto, a well-known sports journalist, who came to Collovati and Costacurta’s defence.
On December 20, Giuseppina Orlando jumped in the Tiber River and was found dead later that morning. According to reports, she allegedly jumped in with her two six-month-old daughters, although witnesses did not report seeing them, and their bodies have not yet been found. As noted by several media outlets, the woman was possibly struggling with postpartum depression after going through artificial insemination, giving premature birth to triplets (one of whom died) and dealing with serious health issues of the two surviving babies.
Genere, violenza, molestie: il potere del linguaggio per un giornalismo equo In una società in cui disparità di genere e femminicidio sono realtà concrete e quotidiane, compito del giornalista è interrogarsi su quale sia l’approccio adeguato a poter affrontare e raccontare i temi di genere: il vademecum di Giulia Blasi per un giornalismo equo. Il mio articolo per #ijf18
Reasons why you shouldn’t swim in the Venetian lagoon Apparently, diving in the green Venetian water attracts lots of tourists, as locals have been witnessing for years; this summer was no exception actually. After all, Venetians too used to do so in the past. So.. what’s the matter? Why are they complaining now? What’s the reason behind authorities and locals railing against people plunging in the Grand Canal?
Cruise ships: Venetians says NO Months and years of complaints, protests and sensitization have served their purpose. On Wednesday the 19th June, thousands of Venetians rushed to the over sixty polling stations scattered around the old town, taking their chance to express themselves on the grandi navi (literally “big ships”) issue.
Eating Your Way Around Venice: Cicchetti & Wine To Experience Venezia To The Fullest If you’re so lucky to be travelling to my (and the world’s) beloved Venice, you may be wondering how to live this experience to the fullest, savouring every single moment of your stay while learning about local culture. Tour review
Venice, Veneto, Italy I run this blog in order to develop my writing skills and share information and tips about Venice and, generally speaking, travel. I've been sharing both my texts and my photography while focusing on cultural tourism and responsible travel.
Real news or fake news: this is the question Nowadays the word ‘post-truth’ is the indisputable protagonist of both journalism and the political debate, thus becoming one of the biggest issues of our time. But what is it? Let’s look into the topic with the analysis of Roberto Saviano.
Has Couchsurfing become a bohemian Tinder? Locals offering free housing and good company in a beautiful location? Sounds like a backpacker’s dream! Is it still so, though?
I've been contributing at MH Magazine since July 2017. To be more specific, I've been writing articles on several subjects including travel, politics, and information which have been translated into multiple languages and published not only on MH but on its partner websites as well. I think and write my texts in English and then I proceed to translate them in Italian while other translators deal with the translation in other European languages.
Yemen: Reporting The "Forgotten War" An all-female panel of foreign correspondents share their experience on reporting from Yemen: how difficult is it to enter the country? How do you avoid endangering your team and the ones you love? My article for #ijf18.
What's left of the Syrian revolution? News about Syria are all over the web: but how was the revolution that started it all? And what's left of it? Donatella della Ratta and Noura Ghazi Safadi share their life experiences talking about the man who intertwined their fate: Bassel Khartabil Safadi. My article for #ijf18.
In April 2018, I volunteered as a web journalist and editor at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy. Here you can find the articles I wrote for #ijf18.