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Who was Daphne Caruana Galizia?

Daphne Caruana Galizia has been a journalist for the past 30 years. During the last 10 years she established herself as an investigative blogger. Last year, the mother of three children was the only Maltese journalists in the list of the international news portal, Politico, as one of the most 28 influential persons in Europe.

In recent years, Caruana Galizia focused her work with frequent commentaries on her blog investigating and revealing many stories. Due to her writing style, she also faced a number of Court libels on various reports.

Daphna Caruana Galizia was born in Sliema on the 26th of August 1964, studied at St Dorothy’s in Imdina and later on at St Aloysius college in Birkirkara. In 1997, she graduated BA in Archaeology from the University of Malta.

Between 1990 and 1996 she was a regular opinionist with the Sunday Times, while in 1992 was associated editor with The Malta Independent. In 2008, Daphne Caruana Galizia started a blog on her website and remained a regular opinionist with The Malta Independent on Sunday and editor of ‘Tase & Flair’ magazine.

Last year, following her investigation on the Panama Papers, Caruana Galizia was the only Maltese chosen by the POLITICO new portal in a list of the most 28 influential people in Europe. She was described as a journalist who alone may be considered as ‘wikileaks’, working in favour of transparency and against corruption.

Daphne was married to Peter Caruana Galizia and a mother of three children – Matthew, Andrew u Paul.

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