TITLE

'Weapons' drawn in court by Berlusconi's Mediaset

AUTHOR(S)
Vivarelli, Nick
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Daily Variety;11/26/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 39, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the lawsuit filed by Mediaset SpA against RAI in Italy. Claim of Mediaset that a comedy show that took potshots at Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's dominance of the country's airwaves caused it moral and material damages; Control of Berlusconi on the company through Fininvest Group SpA; Protest of comedienne Sabina Guzzanti against censorship.
ACCESSION #
11566106

 

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