Maria Maggiore studied international law in Palermo and European journalism in Strasbourg. 

For more than 20 years, from Brussels, she covered European affairs for the daily newspaper La Stampa, Radio Popolare, the TV channel Euronews, among others. Together with a group of friends, in 2008 she launched the first European Parliament web TV of which she was deputy editor-in-chief, managing TV reports from all over Europe. 

She is one of the founders of Investigate Europe, dividing her time between Italy and Brussels. 

Maria Maggiore

Basic information

Maria Maggiore
Investigative journalist
EU Affairs, Italy

Supported projects

The Business of Madness

  • Equality
  • Social affairs

MADRID/TRIESTE - The cross-border investigation is shedding light on how deinstitutionalisation is taking place in 5 regions of 4 different member states: Spain, Italy, Belgium and The Netherlands. Many people in mental institutions are subject to neglect and abuse of human rights, reflected in high mortality rates.

Marco Cavallo

Europe’s plastic disaster

  • Environment
  • Industry

As European citizens, we are told to separate our household waste, and many of us do dutifully. The ketchup bottle you rinsed and threw in the right bin at home might disappear from your life with the local waste truck.