This section describes how unfairly Italian Americans are treated in the mass media expecially the hollywood media, and the negative effect it has had upon our culture.
|Name||When||Contact Email||Phone number||location||Leaders||Details|
|Media Representation Petition||Currentfirstname.lastname@example.org||630-415-1817||National||Staff||details|
|Boyocott Hollywood Media
movies and TV
|October 30th, 2009 to Open Ended:||email@example.com||630-415-1817||Chicago, Il.||Anthony E. La Piana||details|
|Research / development||Novemberfirstname.lastname@example.org||630-415-1817||National||Staff||details|
|Petition for equality||January 10, email@example.com||630-415-1817||National||Staff||details|
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| NIAC protest rally of HBO series the 'Soprano's
Anthony E. La Piana, founder & president, National Italian American Council and many others protest the promotional visit of the HBO cable t.v. series the "Soprano's" at a Chicago night club in Chicago in January of 2000. This protest led to a national movement across the nation and raised the level of awareness bringing to the forefront of the minds of the American people the unfair and biased treatment of Italian Americans in the mass media, especially the hollywood media. The NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL ( NIAC ) and Anthony E. La Piana, founder & president of NIAC were at the forefront of the protest and national campaign and still are today. Also, there were a total of five (5)individual organizers who started the national movement and it all began in a small conference room in Chicago.
| Media Representation of Italian Americans pg 1
This is an important article provide's facts surrounding the mass movement to destroy the image of the Italian American culture. And the same attitude's that led to the internment of innocent Italian Americans in the United States of America during world war II. These Attitudes still exist today. Article contributed by Richard Capozzola.
| Media Representation of Italian Americans pg 2
Continued from page #1: This page offers details surrounding the biased and negative attitudes held towards Italian Americans and the Italian American culture.
| Media Representation of Italian Americans pg 3
Continued from pages 1 & 2: Here the article details proof of the attempts made in the past by individuals of influence trying to destroy the image of the Italian American culture.
| Media Misrepresentation of Italian Americans