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Oscar Giannino was born in Turin in 1961.
After earning a Law degree, he turned to politics with the Republican Party (PRI).
He was secretary of the youth federation (1984-1987) and later a member of the national steering committee and spokesperson (1987-1994).
also began his
journalism career in this party, at La Voce Repubblicana, and in 1988 became the editor.
Having left the PRI
in 1995, he
began work on the monthly magazine Libera, which was the mouthpiece of the foundation created by Ferdinando Adornato under the same name.
Three years later, he became the deputy managing editor of the magazine, which had since become a weekly publication.
In 1999, he
took over the economic section of Il Foglio.
left the paper due to controversy with Giuliano Ferrara and moved to Il Riformista, as second-in-charge under Antonio Polito.
From 2005 he is deputy director of Finanza&Mercati.
also presents the program Batti e Ribatti on RaiUno.
In 2006, he
signed the manifesto of the Liberal Reformers movement.
In 2007, he joined the PRI once more and was elected to the National Council.
also began working with the paper Libero, directed by Vittorio Feltri.
From May 2007, he was deputy director of LiberoMercato, an economic and financial supplement to Libero.
In February 2009, he
and Vittorio Feltri's editorial staff following differences with Feltri.
later explained that it had actually been a "disciplinary dismissal".
In April 2009, he
opened Chicago-blog.it in collaboration with the Istituto Bruno Leoni.
Here, along with other collaborators and journalists, he
examined the leading political and economic questions of the day.
Since the end of June 2009, he
has presented a radio show on Radio 24 (the radio arm of Sole 24 Ore) called Nove in Punto, la Versione di Oscar, which goes on air daily at 9 am.
He is a member of the scientific committee of the Italy-USA Foundation.
has published a number of books, including I Repubblicani e l'altra Italia (The Republicans and the other Italy Rome 1987), Sicurezza.
, who has lived through illness and experienced dramatic events personally, has voluntarily supported more than 20 terminally ill men and women on their paths to death.