I serve as a country and language editor for Global Voices in Italiano. I am a writer and editor based in New York. Previously in Italy, France and India, I studied semiotics, love new media and spend a lot of time on the Internet. My latest obsession is big data for good.
Latest posts by Annalisa Merelli
Petition to Free the Eritrean Man Unjustly Arrested in Italy for Mistaken Identity
The Italian authorities appear to have gotten the wrong man; will they acknowledge it? The hunt for the mastermind of Mediterranean human trafficking takes a strange turn.
A Guerrilla Campaign Is Spreading Warmth Around the UK—One Place Card at the Time
"We need to send a timely reminder that...to build a better future together every one of us has to feel we belong."
Italian Newspapers Mistakenly Call Nelson Mandela ‘Father of Apartheid’
Mandela was, in fact, instrumental in the dismantling of apartheid, South Africa's system of racial discrimination.
Italy: Uncertain Future for Polluting Ilva Steel Plant – and its 12,000 Employees
Europe's biggest steel plant in Taranto, Italy, has been put under judicial seizure: the last chapter of a complex struggle involving high environmental risks and occupational issues. Along with street protests, a broader debate has ensued online.