26 April 2017
Poland Mulls Nuclear Power As Compromise for Keeping Coal Plants Premium
Upcoming decision is contingent on costs, which are twice as high as for coal plants.
26 April 2017
Where Are the Macrons of Central Europe? Premium

Attitudes towards the EU, and optimism versus pessimism, offer partial explanations for their scarcity. 

By Martin Ehl
5 April 2017
“False Promise of Populism” Eroding Democracies, Freedom House Report Says Premium

Consolidated authoritarian regimes are more numerous than consolidated democracies in TOL’s coverage area, a first since 1995. 

29 March 2017
The East’s Fear Explained to the West Premium

It’s far too easy to just blame the phobia of migrants on racism and xenophobia. 

By Martin Ehl
22 March 2017
Polish Payment App Gaining in Popularity Premium

An alternative to PayPal, Blik enables users to carry out an array of transactions securely and at the touch of a fingertip. 

16 March 2017
Mega-Airport Planned for Warsaw Premium

Poland could boast one of Europe’s busiest airports, according to the projections government ministers are throwing around.

15 March 2017
Poland’s Deceptive Enthusiasm for Europe Premium

Some Poles actually aren’t so comfortable with the values that the EU is pushing.

By Martin Ehl
13 March 2017
Warsaw’s Fury Over Tusk Re-election Premium

Government threatens to stymie EU initiatives as row with Brussels rolls on.

3 March 2017
Visegrad 4 Leaders Demand More Respect

Ahead of crucial EU summit, the prime ministers say free trade and free movement should be the bloc’s cornerstones.


1 March 2017
Warsaw vs. Tusk

Polish ruling party’s abiding dislike of the EU Council head could disrupt his smooth road toward re-election.





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.



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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