Showing posts with label Il Giornale. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Il Giornale. Show all posts

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Berlusconi explains what have in common Beppe Grillo, Robespierre, Pol Pot, Hitler and Stalin

Friday, 2 May 2014. Interviewed by Nicola Porro – unbiased journalist and employee of the Berlusconi's family (does this work?) – Silvio Berlusconi gives the Italian a history's lesson and an advice on whom they shouldn't vote for.

Par condicio (Latin for equal treatment)is a most fashionable word in Italy, when it comes to electoral campaigns, it stands for fairness doctrine (if you trust Wikipedia), id est (if it has to be Latin, so be it!) giving the same opportunities to politicians to get exposed by the media.

How can you vote for someone who is as bad as Robespierre and Marx were, asks Mr Berlusconi...
Nicola Porro is the anchorman hosting Virus, a talk show on Italy's national TV broadcaster Rai2, as well as the vice director of Berlusconis-owned Il Giornale newspaper, and he is very keen on giving the three leaders of the three major Italian parties the same chances to appear on his show. 

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Berlusconi shows his new look, with wrinkles and all

Sunday, 26 January 2014. In order to differentiate himself from his young opponent Matteo Renzi, Silvio Berlusconi is switching to a new look. An older one.

Berlusconi as shown by the Sunday Times
For decades Silvio Berlusconi has been labouring on his external appearance, in order to look younger than he actually is (he turned 77 on 29 September 2013), by means of hair transplant, face lifting, changing his headgear into something newer and pictures tweaking.

He thus created a well known persona: the youthful, women lover, brilliant entrepreneur, who adores to enjoy life and organising bunga-bunga parties in his Arcore's villa, who has a girlfriend - Francesca Pascale - 50 years his junior (but many other girls boasted of having a relationship with Berlusconi, like show-girl Nicole Minetti and Miss Montenegro Katarina Knezevic).

Saturday, 23 November 2013

Berlusconi is just like JFK, according to an Italian newspaper

Friday, 22 November 2013. 50 years after the death of JFK, the Italian newspaper “Il Giornale” explains how Silvio Berlusconi is “just like John Fitzerald Kennedy”.

JFK and Silvio Berlusconi: two of a kind?

The rightist “Il Giornale” ("The Newspaper") is a newspaper owned by the Berlusconi family, no surprise if they staunchly defend the positions of the former prime minister of Italy and news sound like pleas.

But this time in a front page editorial (headlined “A Kennedy in Arcore”) they dare to compare Silvio Berlusconi to none other than JFK – whose died exactly 50 years before, shot dead in Dallas, Texas – on the following grounds: we are talking about two wealthy, very wealthy, politicians, both used their wealth to push themselves through politics and both managed to beat their high-flier opponents. And both men had a dream that couldn't become true: in the case of JFK because he got assassinated, in the case of Mr Berlusconi, because “we are in Italy!” (according to the article).

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Berlusconi's tax fraud appeal hearing date set too early?

Wednesday, 10 July 2013. A decision by the Court of Cassation – which sets for as early as 30 July Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud appeal hearing – gets Italy's political life in turmoil ignited also by newspapers' aggressive headlines.

"State bandits"
State bandits” reads Berlusconi's family newspaper Il Giornale (“The Newspaper”) today's headline with a list of evidence items (34 trials, 0 definitive sentences, and so on), showing how ballistic the former prime minister intends to go in his fighting the 20 Year's War against the Italian judiciary, which is guilty of having anticipated the appeal hearings, (allegedly) in order to avoid any risk of statute of limitations that might influence some of the charges in September.

Mr Berlusconi's entourage – amongst them the newspaper's editor Allesandro Sallusti - obviously counted on the fact that the media tycoon would by saved by the bell (namely the statue of limitation).