Vivarelli, Nick
December 2003
Daily Variety;12/17/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 52, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on the refusal of Italy President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi to sign into law a media bill proposed by Silvio Berlusconi. Significant provisions of the bill; Reason for the rejection of bill; Negative implication of the bill.


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