Newspapers Key national dailies include centre-left La Repubblica ( and right-wing rival Corriere della Sera ( For the Vatican's take on affairs, L'Osservatore Romano ( is the Holy See's official paper.

Radio As well as the principal RAI channels (Radiouno, Radiodue, Radiotre), there are hundreds of commercial radio stations operating across Italy. Popular Rome-based stations include Radio Capital ( and Radio Città Futura (

TV The main terrestrial channels are RAI 1, 2 and 3 run by Rai (, Italy's state-owned national broadcaster, and Canale 5, Italia 1 and Rete 4 run by Mediaset (, the commercial TV company founded and still partly owned by Silvio Berlusconi.