Anna Masera is an Italian journalist based in Torino, where she is Public Editor at La Stampa (and where she has been working since the end of 1999 as web editor and social media editor, with a two year leave of absence as spokesperson at the Italian House of Representatives in Rome in 2014-2015). She directed the Master Degree in Journalism (a two year program) at the University of Torino from July 2016 until July 2020, for two whole terms. She graduated at Yale U. with a B.A. in History in 1983 and at Columbia U. with an M.A. in Journalism in 1984.