Gianluca D'Agostino is an Italian journalist and scholar.
He worked for CNN in Washington, D.C. and for Associated Press Television in Rome.
He is mostly known for an interview with Larry King in which the entertainer reveals his feelings about his job. D'Agostino also questioned Bill Gates right after the 1998 filing of the Microsoft antitrust case.
In 2008 D'Agostino worked as project editor for the book "Stories on human rights" for the celebration of the 60 anniversary of the Universal Declaration. The book was sponsored by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and published by Mondadori Electa. In September 2 2009,D'Agostino presented his new book "Baaria" at the 66th edition of the Venezia Film Festival. The book is a series of interviews to the cast of Giuseppe Tornatore's movie Baaria and it is published by Electa Mondadori. In 2009 D'Agostino published "High Concept", by Audino Editore. The book analyzes in deep the relationship between marketing strategies and narrative structures in Hollywood movies and it reconstructs the historical facts that led American producers to coin the term "high concept".
D'Agostino holds a Ph.D in Theory of Information and Communication obtained at the Università di Macerata and worked as researcher for the Center for the Study of the Novel at the Stanford University. He is also the founder of BananaRAM, the Italian New Media Art Festival. D'Agostino writes news stories for The American Chronicle and the all news website The Examiner.