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Italian rapper brings to hope to the stage in Southern Italy

January 26, 2015

Our Italian NextGen Guia Baggi on the rapper that speaks to unemployed Italian youths, click here to read it in Wired.it
Primo maggio: Clementino porta la speranza del Sud sul palco

A un anno dall’uscita del singolo che lo ha reso famoso, O’Vient, la Campania continua a essere tra le prime regioni per emigrazione giovanile Guia Baggi

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 aprile 30, 2014

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È il primo nome nella lista degli artisti annunciati per l’immancabile concertone del primo maggio in piazza San Giovanni a Roma.

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Big news! We're launching in the Balkans! And more…

December 14, 2014

 

Our new journalism option program launches in January in the BALKANS!

Click on the image above for more information about this groundbreaking program.
From a region that made front page news a generation ago.
Now we’re sending the next generation of global correspondents to cover it.

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Tips To Create Fresh Liqueurs With A Tuscan Spirit

July 19, 2014

This article was published by Zester Daily on July 17, 2014.

 

 

 

Travelers who spend more than a few weeks in Italy likely will find themselves around a local family’s dinner table, sipping homemade liqueur.

Initially invented for medicinal purposes by 13th-century Italian monks, liqueurs (liquore in Italian) have become a source of regional pride, with Italians still drinking and customizing those original recipes today.

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Eating with our Next Gen Tyler Kelley: knishes stuffed with stories.

July 14, 2014

This article was published by Zester Daily on July 2, 2014.

KnishesKnishes are packed with more than flaky, potatoey deliciousness. “The knish is really stuffed with stories,” said Laura Silver, author of the new book, “Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food.” Her many pilgrimages on behalf of the knish — “a pillow of filling tucked into a skin of dough” — took Silver from Poland to Israel. But the story really began with Mrs.

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The Knish: Cute As A Dumpling And Filled With Tradition

This article was published by Zester Daily on July 2, 2014.

Knishes

Knishes are packed with more than flaky, potatoey deliciousness. “The knish is really stuffed with stories,” said Laura Silver, author of the new book, “Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food.” Her many pilgrimages on behalf of the knish — “a pillow of filling tucked into a skin of dough” — took Silver from Poland to Israel. But the story really began with Mrs.

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This rapper speaks to Italy's unemployed youth

May 27, 2014

By ZANNA MCKAY

This article was published by PRI’s The World on May 01, 2014.

 It’s a staggering statistic. In Italy, more than 40 percent of those between the ages of 15 and 24 can’t find work.

In the southern region of Campania, the youth unemployment rate is a whopping 48 percent. It’s something that rapper/hip-hop artist Clemente Maccaro — known as Clementino — tackles head on. He grew up near Naples in the Campania region,

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From our young journalists in Italy — here's a story they could uniquely report

May 4, 2014

 

In Italy’s southern region of Campania, the youth unemployment rate is a whopping 48 percent. It’s something that rapper/hip-hop artist Clemente Maccaro — known as Clementino — tackles head on. He grew up near Naples in the Campania region, and that’s where his latest music video was filmed.  His song “O’ Vient” is about the desperate situation faced by Italian youth, especially those living in the south.

Round Earth’s Zanna McKay and Guia Baggi teamed up to bring Clementino’s message to audiences in the United States via PRI’s The World and in Italy via WIRED Magazine in Italian.

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Next Gen Journalists in Italy

November 21, 2013

 

Guia Baggi is a Milanese raised in Tuscany, early-career reporter. A year and a half ago she co-founded together with seven other journalists the Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), a centre for investigative journalism based in Italy. Before embarking in this experience Guia studied in three different European universities for a two-year Erasmus Mundus Master’s programme in Journalism and Media within Globalisation, having the chance to examine for her MA thesis the organisation, the motives and the practices of nonprofit investigative journalism centres in the US and in Europe.

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Juries Come to Georgia Republic

October 25, 2011

In the Republic of Georgia in Eastern Europe for the first time ever (starting October 1, 2010), defendants have the option of being tried by a jury of their peers. This staple of the American court system was made part of the Georgia constitution six years ago. It’s only just now being offered on a limited basis. But as Mary Stucky reports, the United States has been part of a rather unconventional effort to get the country ready.

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