More media control goes to Berlusconi

Zecchinelli, Cecilia
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/26/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 65, p8
Trade Publication
Focuses on key provisions of a media reform bill approved by the lower house of Italy's Parliament. Critics' claim that the bill gives media tycoon-turned-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi more media control; Lifting of ban on a private company owning more than two national television stations; Time frame for the launch of digital television by 2006; Cross-ownership of TV stations and newspaper assets beginning 2011.


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