TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Communist Refoundation Party
Founded11 October 1991 (weekly)
8 April 1995 (daily)
Political alignmentCommunism
Left-wing politics
Ceased publicationJanuary 2012
HeadquartersRome, Italy

Liberazione was an Italian left-wing newspaper that was in circulation between 1991 and 2012. It was published online in the period 2012–2014. The paper was based in Rome, Italy, and was the official newspaper of the Italian Communist Refoundation Party

History and profile

The paper was founded in 1991[1] as the official newspaper of the Communist Refoundation Party.[2]

A satirical magazine, Frigidaire, became the supplement of the paper on 25 April 2009.[3]

In 2011 the circulation of Liberazione was about 11,000 copies.[1] In January 2012 the print edition folded, and the paper became online-only publication.[4] However, the online edition of the newspaper was also closed on 19 March 2014.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Austerity threatens Europe's Left press". Revolting Europe. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2015.
  2. ^ Eugénie Saitta (April 2006). "The Transformations of Traditional Mass Media Involvement in the Political and Electoral Process" (Conference Paper). ECPR. Nicosia, Cyprus. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Frigidaire". Slumberland (in Italian). Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Liberazione, Rifondazione chiude il sito. Ferrero: "O il giornale o il partito"". Il Fatto Quotidiano (in Italian). 19 March 2014. Archived from the original on 14 October 2017. Retrieved 25 November 2021.