Journalist, author and cultural organizer since the Eighties, Maria Teresa Carbone holds journalism courses at the University of Roma Tre and for the students of  the University of California in Rome, has a column in the newspaper “il manifesto” and writes about books and cinema for magazine Antinomie.it. Coordinator of magazine “Alfabeta2” (2014-2019), she directed the Arts section of weekly “pagina99”, she was a journalist at “il manifesto” and Ansa stringer from Senegal and Mauritania.  With writer Nanni Balestrini she coauthored tv programs Millepiani (Cult Network Italia) and Alfabeta (Rai5). One of the first in Italy to work on fake news and oral communication, she edited the Italian edition of J. H. Brunvand’s books (Leggende metropolitane and Nuove leggende metropolitane) and published 99 leggende urbane (Oscar Mondadori 1990). She also wrote an essay on Harold Pinter’s screenplays (I luoghi della memoria, Dedalo 1986, Cinema nuovo award), the book 111 cani e le loro strane storie (Emons 2017) and the poetry collection Calendiario (Aragno 2020). Her “Cinema Folgore” project won the Regione Lazio’s call “Dalla parola allo schermo 2021”, first place in the Debut section.