Map of ItalyIntroduction
The media and the Unification of Italy
The liberal years, 1861-1922
The media in Fascist Italy
The First Italian Republic: cinema and the press in the postwar years
The First Italian Republic and 'Mamma RAI'
Broadcasting and the Wild West years
The Second Italian Republic: cinema and the press since 1992
Moving towards digital: Italian media in the new millennium
ConclusionTimeline of political events in Italy, 1861-2007
Matthew Hibberd is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies and Director of the MSc in Public Relations Online at Stirling University, UK. He is also Visiting Professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy.