Czech Republic

17 July 2017
Rise and Fall

Media freedom in Central and Eastern Europe has dramatically deteriorated since five countries in the region joined the EU. 

By Daniel Penev
 
11 July 2017
Czechs Preparing for Cyberattacks Before Elections

Czech government is beefing up cyber security to counter possible Russian intervention in upcoming elections. 

 
5 July 2017
Housing Bubble Fears Rise in Region

Property prices are skyrocketing in Central and Eastern Europe, making Airbnb the scapegoat of Prague renters. 

 
22 June 2017
Czech Leader Meets Ivana Trump Premium

Zeman allegedly restated his support for former wife of current U.S. president’s bid to become ambassador. 

 
21 June 2017
'This Life Isn’t Worth a Damn'
More often than not, Czech intellectuals live a precarious existence. From The Conversation.
By Jaroslav Fiala
 
16 June 2017
Czech Republic’s Neanderthal-Age Secrets Brought to Light

Finds from an ancient campsite reveal changing ways of life at a crucial period in the development of modern Europeans.

 
13 June 2017
EU Will Take Legal Action against Central Europe States

Brussels will assume a hard line against Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic over their refusal to accept refugees according to previously agreed quotas. 

 
1 June 2017
Czech Pubs Are Now Smoke-Free Premium

After years of rancorous debate, non-smokers can finally take a breath of fresh air.

 
25 May 2017
Popular Czech Finance Minister Finally Replaced Premium
Drawn-out process of naming a successor to billionaire Babis led to protests and worries about state of democracy.
 
17 May 2017
New Language Hopes to Become Slavic Lingua Franca Premium

The brainchild of a Czech linguist and a Croatian anthropologist, the language aims to build bridges between Slavic people.  

 

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Going on Assignment in Prague – January 7-15, 2018

Do you have a passion for foreign reporting? Would you like to develop your skills further or simply gain more confidence? This course is aimed at university students, freelance journalists or activists who would like to gain some practical skills in this field. You’ll learn the best tricks of the trade from storytelling and interviewing techniques to locating your sources and incorporating multimedia.

Throughout the course you will be guided by experienced foreign correspondents from media such as Reuters, the BBC, the Financial Times, and the New York Times. You’ll leave equipped with a publishable story to add to your portfolio. Early bird fee available until September 1, 2017. Apply now! or see more info.


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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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