Emma Johanningsmeier, “A New Book about Mussolini is Provoking a Debate about his Legacy,” New York Times, December 8, 2018.

Tom McCarthy, “Is Trump an Authoritarian? Experts Examine Telltale Signs,” The Guardian, November 18, 2018.

John Haltiwanger, “Bernie Sanders says the ‘simple truth’ is Trump is an ‘authoritarian leader,’ and several experts tell INSIDER they largely agree,” Business Insider, November 12, 2018.

Erik de la Reguera, “100 år efter väridskriget vill Macron ta ledarrolli Europa,” Dagens Nyheter, November 10, 2018.

Jeremy Scahill, “Donald Trump, Fascism, and the Doctrine of American Mythology,” Intercepted podcast, October 31, 2018.

“The Dean Obeidallah Show,” Sirius XM, October 29, 2018, on hate speech.

Stephen Collinson, “The Pittsburgh Killings Targeted Jews – and America’s Soul,” CNN.com, October 29, 2018.

Tom McCarthy, “’He’s So Openly Racist’” Why Does Iowa Keep Electing Steve King to Congress?” Guardian,October 27, 2018.

“Background Briefing with Ian Masters,” October 25, 2018, on hate speech.

Ashley Parker, “Trump and Republicans Settle on Fear and Falsehoods as Midterm Strategy,” Washington Post, Oct. 22, 2018.

Gloria Macarenko, “On the Coast,” CBC Radio 1, October 2, 2018.

S.V. Date, “Trump Really Seems to Wish He Were an Actual Dictator,” Huffington Post, September 4, 2018.  

Dan Snow, “Trump and Mussolini,” History Hit Podcast, August 28, 2018, http://aca.st/637de0

Ashley Parker, “’Totally Dishonest’: Trump Asserts only he can be Trusted Over Opponents and ‘Fake News’,” The Washington Post, August 30, 2018.

“Background Briefing with Ian Masters,” August 15, 2018, on Berlusconi-Putin and Trump-Putin. http://archives.ianmasters.com/sites/default/files/mp3/bbriefing_2018_08_15b_ruth%20ben%20ghiat.mp3

Clarissa Ward, CNN International, August 7, 2018, on free speech and hate speech.

Vera Fisogni, “Terragni and Modernist Architecture under Fascism/Terragni ha fatto il segno della modernità,” Enjoy Como (June/July 2018).

“Trump Meets with Putin,” “The National,” CBC News, July 13, 2018. http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1276856899616(12:28-14:56)

Press Play with Madeleine Brand, KCRW, “Trump Meets with Putin,” July 13, 2018.https://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/press-play-with-madeleine-brand/justice-department-indicts-12-russians-for-election-hacking/trump-meets-with-putin-next-week

Tadashi Sugiyama and Koji Sonoda, interview on Trump’s authoritarian tendencies forAsahi Shinbun (June 27, 2018).  https://www.asahi.com/articles/DA3S13558309.html?iref=pc_ss_date

Stephen Collinson, “Why Trump’s Wild Week Matters. A Lot,” CNN.com, June 16, 2018. https://edition.cnn.com/2018/06/16/politics/donald-trump-power-north-korea-politics/index.html

Ashley Parker, “Going it Alone: Trump Increasingly Relies on Unilateral Action to Wield Power,” Washington Post, June 11, 2018.

Matt Kwong, “Trump Muses About Pardoning Himself, Experts on Authoritarian are Horrified,” CBC News, June 5, 2018.

“Background Briefing with Ian Masters,” (on Italian populist government), May 30, 2018. http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/donald-trump-pardon-himself-authoritarianism-experts-fascism-horrified-1.4691331

Adam Klasfeld, “U.S. Faces Call to Action on Lost Migrant Children,” Courthouse News Service, May 25, 2018.

Louis Jacobson, “Madeleine Albright Compares Mussolini, Trump on Use of ‘Drain the Swamp’,” Politfact, May 9, 2018.

Rebecca Ruiz, “The Trump Administration is Hellbent on Erasing the Reality of People’s Lives,” Mashable.com, April 12, 2018. https://mashable.com/2018/04/12/trump-administration-censorship-website-removal/#uNzCJmPdVaqW

Justin Salhani, “When Bannon Visits His Far-Right Friends in Europe,” Arab Weekly (March 25, 2018). https://thearabweekly.com/when-bannon-visits-his-far-right-friends-europe

“The Dean Obeidallah Show,” SiriusXMProgress, February 12, 2018, March 5, 2018.

“Background Briefing with Ian Masters,” KPRK, March 5, 2018 (on Italian elections).

S.V. Date, “Don’t Worry about Trump the Fascist. Trump the Inept Will Save Us,” Huffington Post , February 6, 2018.

CBC Evening News, February 5, 2018 (on Italian elections).

Tara McKelvey, “Stephen  Miller: How much influence does he have on Trump,” BBC News, January 23, 2018.

John Kruzel, “Donald Trump’s ‘fake news’ epithet emboldens despots around the world,” Politfact January 22, 2018.

Alexander Nazaryan, “Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’ Could Inspire Dictators Around the Globe,” Newsweek January 17, 2018.

Jason Schwartz, “Study: Americans View Media Negatively, Can’t Agree on Meaning of‘Fake News’,” Politico January 16, 2018.

Jack Smith IV, “This is fashwave, the suicidal retro-futurist art of the alt-right,” January 12, 2018.

Gregory Krieg, “Is the Imperial Presidency at Risk Under Trump? Historians Say No,” CNN.com, January 10, 2018. https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/10/politics/trump-change-imperial-presidency-power-history/index.html

Justin Salhani, “There’s a Resurgence of Far Right Groups in Italy and They’re Sponsored by Putin,” ThinkProgress, December 20, 2017. https://thinkprogress.org/italys-far-right-resurgence-putin-d870acc1da53/

Jason Schwartz, “Trump’s ‘Fake News’ Mantra a Hit with Despots,” Politico, December 8, 2017. https://www.politico.com/story/2017/12/08/trump-fake-news-despots-287129

Annalisa Merelli, “Italy’s Neo-Fascism is What Happens You’re you Normalize Extremism,” Quartz, December 1, 2017. https://qz.com/1114170/normalizing-extremism-a-history-lesson-from-italys-fascist-resurgence/

Astead W. Herndon, “Republicans Are Changing their Views to Accommodate Trump, Polls Show,” Boston Globe, October 25, 2017. https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/10/25/republicans-change-long-held-opinions-accommodate-trump-polls-show/KD1uhgMw7vM51alvkiJBML/story.html

Stephen Collinson, “Trump’s Authoritarian Streak,” CNN.com, October 12, 2017.http://edition.cnn.com/2017/10/12/politics/donald-trump-autocrats-politics/index.html

Bianca Giacobone, “Perché ci sono ancora cosi tanti monumenti fascisti in Italia?” Il Submarine, October 10, 2017 http://thesubmarine.it/2017/10/10/ruth-ben-ghiat-intervista/

BBC Evening World News, August 14, 2017, on white supremacy in America.

Ishaan Tharoor, “Trump Takes Another Authoritarian Turn with Arpaio Pardon,” Washington Post  August 28, 2017.

Amanda Erickson, “What Authoritarianism Experts Think of Trump’s Decision to Pardon Joe Arpaio,” Washington Post , August 26, 2017.

“Hearsay with Cathy Lewis,” WHRV/WHRO (NPR/PBS) Norfolk, VA, August 23, 2017, on white nationalism after the Charlottesville rally. “President Trump and the Alt-Right: A Test of Leadership,”

On Point, August 14, 2017. ow.ly/F2ZW30eoYd

Rodrigo Craveiro, “Para especialistas, retórica de Trump causou ocorrido em Charlottesville,” Correio braziliense, August 14, 2017. http://www.correiobraziliense.com.br/app/noticia/mundo/2017/08/14/interna_mundo,617482/para-especialistas-retorica-de-trump-causou-ocorrido-charlottesville.shtml

“Clive Bull Show,” LBC Radio, August 13, 2017, on Trump and white nationalism.

BBC World News Tonight, August 8, 2017, on white nationalism and Charlottesville.

Daniel Dale, “Trump’s attacks on Sessions, Mueller raise concerns about ‘authoritarian’ tactics,” Toronto Star July 24, 2017. “Trump is Encouraging a Political and Cultural Civil War,”

Background Briefing with Ian Masters,  KPFK, July 23, 2017.

Martin Gelin, “Så har Donald Trump förändrat USA på ett halvår,” Dagens Nyheter, July 20, 2017.

“Ruth Ben-Ghiat Analyzes Authoritarianism & Trump’s Predatory Masculinity,” The Chauncey DeVega Show June 12, 2017.

Chauncey DeVega, “Historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat: Donald Trump ‘Looks like Mussolini’ but can be overcome,” Salon June 10, 2017.

Greg Sargent, “Trump is now raging at Jeff Sessions. This hints at a deeply unsettling pattern,” Washington Post, June 6, 2017.

“Historian of Fascism: Why Trump Firing FBI Director Comey…is so Worrisome,” Democracy Now!  May 11, 2017. Will the GOP Act against Trump? Democracy Now

E.A. Crunden, “Experts in authoritarian regimes say Comey’s firing was a ‘shock event’,” ThinkProgress May 10, 2017.

“Is Trump a Fascist?” Haaretz (Weekend Magazine), March 31, 2017.

LumsaNews.it, “L’alt-right approda alla Casa Bianca. Intervista con Ruth Ben-Ghiat,” February 28, 2017.

Is Trump A Fascist? Al-Jazeera Television, February 17, 2017.

Strongmen & The Media Al-Jazeera Television  February 17, 2017.

Is Right-Wing Populism Here to Stay? How Does Trump Fit in? Upfront with Mehdi Hasan, Al-Jazeera, February 17, 2017.

Think Progress: “Experts on authoritarianism worried about Donald Trump,” January 24, 2017

Slate History of Fascism podcast. “Italy: Fascism’s Violent Birth,” January 20, 2017

3 Sat Mediathek, Kulturzeit, “Das autoritäre Jahrhundert,” Deceember 8, 2016

CityLab, “The Problem with Mussolini and His Trains” November 15, 2016.

The New Yorker, “A Scholar of Fascism Sees A Lot That’s Familiar with Trump,” November 4, 2016.

The Question, “Is Donald Trump a Fascist?” November 7, 2016.

Sky News Tonight, August 3, 2016 (on Donald Trump and cults of personality)

Il tempo e la storia, RAI Storia and RAI Tre, November 10, 2015 on “L’impero di Mussolini” (Sole Guest)

CJAD 800 AM, Montréal, “Viewpoints with Todd van der Heyden” (on World War I and its legacies), June 28, 2014

Huffington Post Live, “World War I: Politics and Technology” and “World War I: Legacies” June 27, 2014

Bloomberg, “Taking Stock with Pimm Fox,” (on Italian economic crisis). November 8, 2011.