Beata Balogová

About author

Beata Balogová joined The Slovak Spectator in 2003 and became the first Slovak editor-in-chief of Slovakia’s English-language weekly. Ms. Balogová was in charge of the paper and its special publications between 2003 and 2006. She spent nine months at Columbia University’s School of Journalism from 2006 to 2007, and in June 2007 she again took over as the editor-in-chief of the paper. Prior to joining The Slovak Spectator, Ms. Balogová worked for Slovakia’s first private newswire, SITA, and the state newswire, TASR. Ms. Balogová graduated with a Master of Science degree in journalism from the School of Journalism of Columbia University in New York. She also has a Master of Arts degree cum laude from the Comenius University School of Journalism, majoring in journalism. In January 2015 she left the Spectator to lead editorial team of the SME daily paper. She continues to cooperate with the Spectator.

List of authors articles

James B. Steele

Journalism must give a voice to the voiceless

Pulitzer winner: Crucial story of today is the gap between rich and poor

19. Nov 2015, at 14:49

If anger turns against refugees, terrorists will prevail

Terrorists attack the foundations of our freedom. They want us to be afraid, and, led by fear, change our own values that democratic societies are built upon.

16. Nov 2015, at 17:06


TERRORISTS stole Europe’s sleep from Friday night to Saturday. They did it the way terrorists always do, feloniously hitting where it hurts the most. The attackers killed more than 120 people; Paris is bleeding and…

14. Nov 2015, at 14:07
Ari Rath

What do we fear most?

If we do not quell fear, it will befriend anger and eradicate our world.

8. Oct 2015, at 8:20

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