On Saturday 6th October, in the Sala degli Stemmi at Estense Castle in Ferrara, Carlo Testini (Head of ARCI’s National Cultural Policies, Member of the EIMP Italian Committee), Anna Lodeserto (Campaign and Participation Manager at European Alternatives, EIMP Organising Committee), Tana de Zulueta (Journalist of Articolo21 and Spokesperson for the EIMP Italian Committee), Manola Gardez (Director of the Alliance Internationale de Journalistes and Spokesperson for the EIMP French Committee), and Martina Castigliani (Deputy Director of the Independent Magazine Caffè News) presented objectives and perspectives from the transnational media pluralism campaign, as part of the Cultural Section “Intanto a Ferrara” held parallel to the Sixth Annual “Festival of Internazionale” in the northern Italian town of Ferrara.

Tana de Zulueta and Manola Gardez captured the attention of the public, Martina Castigliani offered her own unique contribution on the lesser known European approaches to media pluralism and press freedom through cases drawn from her own personal and professional experience she gained while working for the “Maison de Journalistes” in Paris, whereas Carlo Testini underlined the crucial role civil society participation is playing in the European