About us

The Bottom Up magazine

The Bottom Up is a group of young journalists and researchers working on independent and critical journalism. Our stories are build “from the bottom up”, working with primary sources, and lifting up the voice of the unheard.
We cover many issues including, but not limited to, international politics and foreign affairs, as well as human, economic, and environmental security.
Our works are best described as feature, explanatory and investigative journalism, with limited role for editorial writing.
Here’s a sample of our articles in English or Spanish.

Starting Febrary 2nd 2017, we are an official newspaper according to Italian law (Court of Bologna, file n. 8453).
Our chief editor is Angela Caporale, Anna Toniolo is the managing editor.

“The Bottom Up” is not only a magazine, but also an organization. Founded on August 4th 2016, actively engaged in promoting and sustaining activities on the territory through raising awareness and fostering educational undertakings. Furthermore, the organization supports the dissemination of independent information and stands firmly on the democratic values of freedom and equality. We offer curricular internships to students from any country.
The President of the “The Bottom Up” is Roberta Cristofori.

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The Bottom Up is an independent, non-profit, ad-free, magazine.

To help “The Bottom Up”, you can donate via PayPal or bank trasfer (IBAN code IT22 P035 9901 8990 5018 8538 138 ; Name Surname Donation”).


The website The Bottom Up might include third party content: we commit to cite the primary source of the material. For inquiries, please contact us at: thebottomup.mag@gmail.com.


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