The National Associated Press Agency is the first multimedia information agency in Italy and the fifth in the world after Reuters, AP, AFP and EFE. It was founded in 1945 in Rome.

La Nazione is the main newspaper in Florence. Founded on 13 July 1859, it is distributed throughout the national territory, but is particularly widespread in Tuscany, Umbria and in the Ligurian province of La Spezia. Last year it celebrated 160 years of life.