Francesca Marino Francesca Marino is an Italian journalist who has covered South Asia extensively. She writes regularly for Limes-Italian Review of Geopolitics and some of the most prestigious Italian and Swiss media. She won the Italian journalism prize, Il Luigiano d'oro in 2010. She is the Chief Editor of Stringer Asia, an online magazine on South Asia, since 1995. She is also a respected photographer and has been published in international magazines including Geo. Her previous publication was India in 100 Immagini (2007).