Cecilia Ferrara

co-founder of IRPI, Investigative Reporting Project Italy, and contributor to Radio Bullets, is a free lance journalist.  She graduated in European Contemporary History at the University of Florence. Since 2000, she started working as a journalist in the communitarian radio station Novaradio, in Florence. She gained interest in the Balkans and became an expert on Balkan politics, society and organised crime, living – between 2007 and 2010 – in Sarajevo and Belgrade. In that period she freelanced for several Italian and international media. 


Cover for: The contradictions of a revolution

The contradictions of a revolution

Maidan and press freedom

Ukraine was ranked 107th out of 180 countries in this year’s World Press Freedom Index. An improvement on 2015, but still indicative of the serious threats that the country’s journalists face. Cecilia Ferrara takes stock of recent developments in the new media landscape.

Cover for: Postcards from Kyiv

For 5 weeks Radio Bullets will broadcast “Postcards from Kyiv”, a programme produced by Cecilia Ferrara as part of the “Beyond conflict stories” project coordinated by Eurozine. To listen to the programme tune in to www.radiobullets.com