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  • Web. Print. Television. A mobile app. And now a Fiat 500 to go around New York tracking everything Italian. Is this new or old media? Global or local? And what’s our business model? Believe it or not, it’s all about staying free. "People have got to stop talking about new media and old media. We’re not ashamed of print media. Nor do we bow to the altar of TV. Maybe it’s because we started out on the web."
  • After fourteen years, I’m shutting down my website Launched in December 1998, soon became a point of encounter for members of the Italian diaspora, as hip hop heads from around the world reached out to me. The site’s bulletin board was a place where folks from Australia, Canada, Belgium, Italy, France, United States, and other points on the hip hop planet came together. On August 30th, my personal website will cease to exist.
  • Facts & Stories
    From the editors(January 17, 2008)
    Meet the fastest-growing Italian/American website in town, now turned into a not-for-profit corporation based in New York. Our first donor is the American Society of Italian Legions of Merit whose president is Judge Dominic Massaro.
  • When the Risorgimento finally succeeded in joining the many parts of Italy into a single nation, Massimo D’Azeglio remarked, “We have made Italy, now we must make Italians.”
  • The Italian/American presence on the Internet may seem, at first, desolante. Try and type “Italian American” (with or without the infamous hyphen) in your google search bar.
  • Since 1991 the godfather of the world wide web Tim Berners-Lee has been telling everybody that his creature is much more a social rather than a technical invention: it was intended from the very beginning...