Alan Friedman

Alan Friedman

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Alan Friedman is a journalist, best-selling author, TV presenter and former media executive, and documentary maker.  He began his career at an early age in the Carter administration, and was an award-winning correspondent for The Financial Times of London, Global Economics Editor of The International Herald Tribune and economics commentator for The Wall Street Journal Europe. He has created, produced and presented a number of successful television programs in the UK and the United States, and led the Iraqgate investigation for ABC Nightline. In Italy Mr Friedman has enjoyed more than 20 years of television success, starting from his work in the 1990s for Rai 3 and later Rai 2, RaiNews24, La7 and Sky TG24. He helped design and launch the first all-news channel on Rai, in 1998 with RaiNews 24, and in 2003 he helped Rupert Murdoch launch SKY TG 24, producing much of the programming on Sky TG 24 in its first three years of existence.
He is the author of six best-selling books including Agnelli and The Network of Italian Power (Tutto in Famiglia, Longanesi 1988), Ce la farà il capitalismo italiano? (1990), Spider’s Web: The Secret History of How The White House Illegally Armed Iraq(La madre di tutti gli affari Longanesi Longanesi 1993) and Il Bivio (1996). His most recent books, Amazziamo Il Gattopardo, Questa non è l’America and Dieci cose da sapere sul’economia italiana,  were all best-sellers, was was his biography of Italian billionaire Silvio Berlusconi, which inspired Friedman’s documentary, My Way, released in November 2016 on Netflix in 190 countries. He is presently an opinion columnist for Italy’s La Stampa newspaper.

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