Pubcaster prexy says Berlusconi calls shots

Vivarelli, Nick
February 2004
Daily Variety;2/3/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 26, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the statement of RAI president Lucia Annunziata that Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi personally call board members to suggest appointments and influence their decisions about programming in Italy. Control of Berlusconi on Mediaset SpA; Rejection of journalist Ferruccio De Bortoli to become a news commentator on RAI; Denial of the allegation of Annunziata by RAI board members Giorgio Rumi, Francesco Alberoni and Marcello Veneziani.


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