Recent Posts by Roberto Landini, Italian Correspondent

Inside Italy’s AGR

If you get to their main webpage www.cnrmedia.com/ and write “sport” in the research field you get 2570 results in a fraction of a second! To give an idea of CNR’s involvement in sports let’s mention just a few topics: Global Games in Genoa, The 59° Rolex Cup, Milan-Genoa match, Milan winning the “Scudetto”, Roma […]  More

First sports journalism course from Milan ODG

With training in the sports broadcast industry a matter of cooncern across Europe, Italian Ordine dei giornalisti della Lombardia (Lombardy Association of Journalists) and Università Statale di Milano (Milan State University) have jointly decided to launch the first academic course in sports journalism which is a specialisation course issuing a final university certificate and a […]  More

Archiving Italian football – Part II

Following an agreement with the Lega Calci, and with the assistance of Prevideo-Mediadesign, Infront Sports & Media recently implemented the management of the Italian historical football archive at its Milan facility.  Roberto Landini looks at the technical details of the system.  More

TeleArena Sport is born: and going ‘glocal’

In a recent interview to Italian magazine Millecanali, engineer Alessandro Zelger, managing Director of Network TV and New Media of Gruppo Editoriale Athesis, among other things declared: “Networks like ours live with sports, and chronicle politics and information as a service.” And with TeleArena Sport covering Verona, Mantua (via Telemantova) and Brescia (via Brescia Punto […]  More

Archiving Italian football

Following a decisive agreement with the Italian Football League, Lega Calcio, and with the assistance of Prevideo-Mediadesign, Infront Sports & Media recently implemented the management of the Italian historical football archive at its Milan facility.  More

Serie A: Sky and Mediaset get TV rights

For the three next seasons in a row Italian Serie A TV rights have been awarded to Sky and Mediaset in a deal that sees the league closing in on the magic €1bn per season. Mediaset is going to pay a lot less than half compared to Sky, despite the huge diffusion and increase in […]  More