La Nazione

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Front page, 30 May 2009
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Poligrafici Editoriale
Founded 13 July 1859
Political alignment Centrism
Conservatism
Language Italian
Headquarters Florence, Italy
Circulation 136,993 (2008)[1]
Website http://www.lanazione.it/

La Nazione is one of the oldest regional newspapers in Italy.

History and profile[edit]

La Nazione was founded by Leopold Cempini, Carlo Fenzi and Piero Puccioni in 1859, and later merged with Cavour's famous political newspaper, Il Risorgimento. Based in Florence, Italy,[2] it is published in numerous local editions for the regions of Tuscany, Umbria and for the Province of La Spezia in Liguria.

The 1988 circulation of the paper was 288,000 copies.[2]

Notable journalists[edit]

La Nazione editorial office in Florence
  • Giuseppe Are (1930–2006), historian
  • Umberto Cecchi, journalist
  • Zeffiro Ciuffoletti, historian and columnist

Directors[edit]

  • Leopold Cempini: July 14 to August 9, 1859
  • Alessandro D'Ancona: August 10, 1859 to April 30, 1860
  • Piero Puccioni: from May 1, 1860 to 11 January 1869
  • Raymond Brenna: from January 12 to September 1, 1869
  • Giuseppe Civinini: October 16, 1869 to December 19, 1871
  • Celestino Bianchi: December 31, 1871 to June 29, 1885
  • Niccolò Nobili: July 1, 1885 to October 17, 1893
  • Augusto Barazzuoli: October 18, 1893 to January 31, 1894
  • Vico Mantegazza: February 1, 1894 to June 15, 1898
  • Ettore Bernabei: June 16, 1898 to December 31, 1906
  • Silvio Ghelli: August 15, 1910 to November 6, 1914
  • Gustavo Nest: November 17, 1914 to March 9, 1915
  • Aldo Borelli: March 10, 1915 to August 31, 1929
  • Charles Scarfoglio (political director from 1919 to 1924)
  • Umberto Guglielmotti: September 1, 1929 to October 10, 1932
  • Maffio Maffii: 11 October 1932 to July 27, 1943
  • Bruno Micheli: July 28 to August 17, 1943
  • Charles Scarfoglio: from August 18 to September 16, 1943
  • Ridolfo Mazzucconi: from 17 September to October 18, 1943
  • Mirko Giobbe: From October 19, 1943 to 11 August 1944 [1]
  • Suspended by a resolution of the Allied Command in Italy on August 12, the publications were resumed in 1947 with the headline "The Italian nation"
  • Julius Caprin: March 27, 1947 to October 31, 1950
  • Sandro Volta: November 1, 1950 to March 31, 1952
  • Panfilo Gentile: from April 1 to October 31, 1952
  • Bruno Micheli: November 1, 1952 to January 3, 1953
  • Alfio Russo, from January 4, 1953 to October 13, 1961 (in 1959, the newspaper resumed its original name)
  • Enrico Mattei: October 14, 1961 to June 20, 1970
  • Domenico Bartoli: June 21, 1970 to March 6, 1977
  • Alberto Sensini: since March 17, 1977 to 11 October 1980
  • Gianfranco Piazzesi: 12 October 1980 to November 17, 1981
  • Piero Magi from 18 November 1981 to March 3, 1985
  • Tino Neirotti: March 4, 1985 to November 29, 1986
  • Arrigo Petacco: 30 November 1986 to November 16, 1987
  • Roberto Ch'un: from 17 November 1987 to November 19, 1988
  • Roberto Gelmini: 20 November 1988 to December 17, 1991
  • Gabriele Canè: 27 December 1991 to May 13, 1995
  • Riccardo Berti: May 14, 1995 from 11 December 1997
  • Andrea Biavardi: from 12 December 1997 to November 29, 1998
  • Umberto Cecchi: 30 November 1998 to April 17, 2002
  • Francis Carrassi: from 18 April 2002 to November 29, 2008
  • Joseph Mascambruno: from 6 December 2008 - in office

The 150th anniversy of its creation[edit]

The 150 years since the foundation has been recalled by a special stamp issued by the Italian post office. In addition to a special issue [3] was organized series of conferences that have enhanced the role of Bettino Ricasoli when the foundation of the newspaper.

It has also produced a commemorative book at newsstand in January 2009, and a deluxe version in bookstores. The book, written by the historic signing of The Nation has been enriched by Maurizio Naldini pictorial performed by Luca Parenti, Marco Innocenti. The volume is divided into three parts, introduced by four professors and historians: Zefiro Ciuffoletti, Cosimo Cecchi and Sandro Rogai. A summary of this book have been printed 20 local cases, attached to the journal in different areas of diffusion, which follows the life of the everyday in relation to the city treated and re-reads a file that the development of advertising from 1859 to the present day in the newspaper founded Florentine by Bettino Ricasoli.[4]

Among the other conventions of particular interest that will play on the future of agricultural resources and food that will feature theFoundationOld New Land, a youth association recently born in Florence between young teachers of the historical and natural materials for the study of the relationship between Earth and the needs of its inhabitants.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Data for average Newspaper circulation (Diffusione media (Italia + Estero)) from the Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa (Ads) survey on 2008 in Italy [1]
  2. ^ a b Peter Humphreys (1996). Mass Media and Media Policy in Western Europe. Manchester University Press. p. 90. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  3. ^ The nation 150 years
  4. ^ The nation 150 years
  5. ^ poster of the conference

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