Linkiesta

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Linkiesta
Editor Marco Alfieri
Staff writers Lidia Baratta, Alessandro Da Rold, Fabrizio Goria, Carlo Manzo, Marco Sarti, Paolo Stefanini, Antonio Vanuzzo
Categories investigative journalism
Frequency daily only-online
First issue 31 January 2011
Company Linkiesta Spa
Country Italy
Language Italian
Website http://www.linkiesta.it

Linkiesta is an independent Italian online newspaper of investigative journalism, in-depth analysis and commentary. It was launched on 31 January 2011 and, from 27 February 2013, the editor in chief is Marco Alfieri, former La Stampa reporter. The first editor in chief was Jacopo Tondelli.

Society[edit]

The Società Editoriale Linkiesta,[1] the publisher, is a start-up comprising journalists and businessmen. It is a public company with about 80 shareholders who have put in an investment between €10,000 and €50,000. The governance rules state that nobody can own more than 5% of the capital stock. In order to provide transparency, a full list of shareholders is published on the website.[2] "Many shareholders and no bosses" declared the former editor in chief Jacopo Tondelli in a video interview published on IlSole24Ore.[3] "As we are a public company, nobody can exert individual influence on the editorial line", he added.

Trivia[edit]

A viral teaser video[4] was released on the web before the launch.

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