Journalist for TV and print media, Silvia Tortora (born in Rome on November 14, 1962) died last night in a Roman clinic at the age of 59. Daughter of the journalist and TV presenter Enzo Tortora, worked with Giovanni Minoli a Mixer and then a We are history making a series of great interviews. After collaborating with the weekly Epoch, he has also published several books including Dear Silvia (Marsilio 2002) who collects the letters that her father Enzo wrote her from prison. Since 2009 he has led Big with Annalisa Bruchi. He moved the French actor Philippe Leroy, with whom he had two children Philippe and Michelle.
Daughter of Enzo Tortora and his second wife Miranda Fantacci, together with her younger sister Gaia, has always been at the forefront in defending her father’s reasons, during the trial, which saw him convicted of a Camorra association and then acquitted, but also after death. His is the cinematic subject of the film A decent man, by Maurizio Zaccaro, dedicated to the figure of the journalist and presenter, which in 1999 earned her the silver ribbon at the Taormina Festival. A story that of the father, lived with pain and great bitterness. “From my point, nothing has changed: they are 30 years of bitterness and disgust – said Silvia Tortora on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the death of her father -. I was expecting a reform of the judicial system, but it didn’t happen. The processes go on indefinitely. Indeed in 30 years there has been a numerical explosion ”.
“I cling to the pain of family members for the disappearance of Silvia Tortora”, the senator Pd wrote on Twitter Valeria Fedeli. “A strong, courageous woman, a journalist capable of providing great information in #Rai and beyond and of always fighting, from the tragic story of her father Enzo onwards, for truly just justice”.