Libero (newspaper)

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Front page, 22 June 2009
Type Daily newspaper (Published from Tuesday to Sunday)
Format Compact
Owner(s) Editoriale Libero S.r.l.
Editor Maurizio Belpietro
Founded 18 July 2000; 14 years ago (2000-07-18)
Political alignment Liberal conservatism
Monarchism (informal)
Language Italian
Headquarters Milan, Italy
Circulation 125,215 (2008)

Libero (known also as Libero Quotidiano) is an Italian newspaper published in Milan, Italy.

History and profile[edit]

Libero was first published in July 2000.[1] The founder is the journalist Vittorio Feltri. [1] The owner and publisher of the paper is Editoriale Libero S.r.l.[2]

Libero has a center right-wing[1][2] and liberal stance.[3] It also supports for monarchism.[4]

In February 2007 some members of the Red Brigade were arrested on a charge of wanting to fire-bomb the Libero editorial offices in Milan.[5] The paper has been edited by Maurizio Belpietro since August 2009.

Libero has higher circulation in Lombardy.[2] The 2008 circulation of Libero was 125,215 copies.[6]


  1. ^ a b c Eugénie Saitta (April 2006). "The Transformations of Traditional Mass Media Involvement in the Political and Electoral Process" (Conference Paper). Nicosia, Cyprus: ECPR. Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Libero (Italy)". Publicitas. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Riformatori Liberali: Siamo l'anima libertaria della Cdl Blog di Benedetto Della Vedova, 14 October 2006
  4. ^ Bernardo Iovene. Il finanziamento quotidiano. RAI, trasmissione Report 23 April 2006
  5. ^ "Capi br arrestati all'alba dopo summit segreto". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). 29 February 2008. Retrieved 27 May 2009. 
  6. ^ Data for average Newspaper circulation (Diffusione media (Italia + Estero)) from the Accertamenti Diffusione Stampa (Ads) survey on 2008 in Italy [1]

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