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Amanda Knox returns to Italy for a speech titled ‘Trial by Media'


Added 06-13-19 09:35:02pm EST - “"...the media profited for years by sensationalizing an already sensational and utterly unjustified story."” - Hotair.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Hotair.com: “Amanda Knox returns to Italy for a speech titled 'Trial by Media'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Eight years after she fled Italy, Amanda Knox returned today of her own volition. She is there to give a speech titled “Trial by Media” about her case. From CNN:

Amanda Knox has set foot in Italy for the first time since being released from prison in 2011, following her acquittal over the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

Knox is in the country as a guest speaker for a panel session — titled “Trial by Media” — at the Criminal Justice Festival in Modena, northern Italy, on Saturday. The event is organized by non-profit legal group, the Italy Innocence Project…

Knox and her fiance Christopher Robinson are apparently traveling together. She has not given any interviews prior to her return to Italy but she did publish her thoughts (co-written by Robinson) on Medium yesterday:

I’m about to return to Italy for the first time since I was released from prison and fled the country in a high-speed chase, paparazzi literally ramming the back of my stepdad’s rental car. I’m doing so because I’ve been invited by the Italy Innocence Project to speak about wrongful convictions and trial by media. And as this homecoming looms (or is it a “deployment” or “madness” — no word seems to fit), a different sort of surreal moment is at the forefront of my mind.

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