Mourinho prohibits access to the press in the preseason

07/18/2021 at 11:09 PM CEST

Jose Mourinho never leaves anyone indifferent. Wherever he goes, for good and for bad, the Portuguese coach is always a regular at being the protagonist of a news item. This time, the brand new coach of the Rome is in the media focus for prohibit the press from attending training sessions and first matches of his team in the preseason.

The harsh criticisms of Mourinho by the Italian institutions. In a joint communiqué between the Union of the Sports Press and the National Press Federation of the transalpine country, have expressed: “’There is a generalized interest in information, and that interest implies, in a regime of free democracy, plurality of sources of information, free access to them, absence of unjustified legal obstacles, even temporary, to the circulation of news and ideas “.

In addition, they add: “This was established by the Constitutional Court in its judgment 105/1972, which was ignored or, in any case, ignored by the provisions issued by AS Roma on accreditation for first team training sessions. There are clear and unacceptable restrictions on the right to inform and the pluralism of information, but also to the exercise of the right to work, which is denied to fellow journalists and photographers. “

The unacceptable limitation of the right to communicate the news published by AS Roma affects all areas of information. Journalists were denied access to the first friendly match of the season. This will also be the case for the second. In the second part of the season, in Portugal, only a few times in 12 days will it be possible to enter the sports center where Roma will play and watch the training sessions & rdquor ;, the statement says.

Last chapter in the long history of clashes of Jose Mourinho with the journalistic field. To be continue…

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