The authorities of Naples launch the website Difendi La Citta in which residents can tell about the appearance of false information in the media about this Italian city. It is reported by Il Mattino.
According to the mayor of Naples, this is done in order to “protect the reputation of the city.” According to him, in Newspapers, on television and Internet sites there are posts that “make Naples the object of prejudices and stereotypes,” reports LaRampa.it.
The authorities report that will stop the rumors by publishing a clarification as well as taking legal action. Some residents of Naples criticized the initiative, fearing that it could lead to censorship.
The number of Facebook users suggested that the way the city management seeks to hide the mistakes made in the management of Naples.