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Michaela Terenzani

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Michaela Terenzani was appointed editor-in-chief in 2015. She started writing business stories for The Slovak Spectator as a freelancer in March 2007. She has been in charge of the student section, Spectator University, since October 2007 and currently covers the political news. Ms. Terenzani received her bachelor degree at the Faculty of Mass Media Communication at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Trnava in 2006. During her studies she spent a semester at the Danish School of Journalism in Aarhus. In August 2007 she was awarded an HSP Huygens scholarship by the Dutch Ministry for Education, Culture and Science, which enabled her to do an MA programme in Euroculture. In her studies she focused on nationalism, collective memory, mythology and communication. In 2009, Ms. Terenzani received a joint MA degree in Euroculture from the University of Groningen and the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

List of authors articles

Lipšic gives up his mandate

By the end of the month the opposition MP will no longer sit in the Slovak parliament. His resignation comes after he was involved in a tragic road accident. 22. Sep 2016, at 18:59

Daniel Lipšic announces his decision to resign from parliament.

Youngsters could do well in business

More and more young people seem to be willing to try their luck – and skills – as employers or at the least, self-employed. 19. Sep 2016, at 8:00

Everything there is to know about goodbye sex

In Slovak, ‘goodbye sex’ is now what a client-turned-employee of a drug rehabilitation centre does to a 14-year-old girl in his care. 15. Sep 2016, at 14:43

Presidency not all about Brexit so far

The departure of the UK from the club is important, but not the only topic the EU is dealing with as Slovakia holds the rotating presidency. 15. Sep 2016, at 6:10

"Remain" supporters demonstrate in Parliament Square, London, on July 2, 2016.

Bratislava summit to be a self-defining moment for the EUPhoto

The informal meeting of EU leaders in Bratislava is not expected to bring any concrete solutions, but it could at least launch the Brexit-related processes and give a hint of what the EU should be about in the… 14. Sep 2016, at 20:01

How not to celebrate the SNP

There had been a lot of talk about increased focus on preventing extremism when the current ruling coalition was put together. 1. Sep 2016, at 18:25

Strong foundations link Korea and Slovakia

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea talks about the responses of Korean businesses to the potential lack of employees for automotive sector, the opening of KOTRA branch in Slovakia, and the tourism potential. 29. Aug 2016, at 5:30

Korean Ambassador Taero Lee

Malinová case, ten years on

Slovak judiciary has still reached no conclusion in the case of the alleged 2006 assault on a Hungarian student whom the then interior minister called a "pathological liar". 26. Aug 2016, at 7:33

Hedviga Malinová-Žáková

UK envoy: Business ties to remain post-Brexit

British ambassador to Slovakia talks about Brexit, Slovakia’s presidency over EU Council and his love for football. 26. Aug 2016, at 6:30

British Ambassador Andrew Garth

Sieť to change the coalition

The prime minister expects the changes to be only cosmetic, analysts agree the coalition remains firm. 18. Aug 2016, at 9:38

PM Robert Fico: Coalition is stable.

Špirko to remain on Bašternák case

Prosecutor is no longer accused of abusing his power. 17. Aug 2016, at 15:41

General Prosecutor Jaromír Čižnár

Belgian investors are looking for opportunities

Benefits of freight railway line between Slovakia and Belgium are yet to be seen. 15. Aug 2016, at 5:30

Didier Reynders

VšZP fined for Auntie Anka

The state-run health insurer will have to pay penalties for its contracts with dozens of companies, including some owned by the aunt of the insurer’s former chief. 11. Aug 2016, at 14:50

Minister Richard Raši expects a merger will cut costs.

Judge speaks up against the prosecution of prosecutor

Charges were pressed for a deed that obviously does not show signs of the charged crime and charges were pressed “too easily”, Judge Peter Šamko writes. The General Prosecutor calls his statement unprofessional. 9. Aug 2016, at 7:33

Protests against Interior Minister Kaliňák.

Safe on the castle hill

What does it mean to be European at all? It appears that the EU’s unity in diversity does not seem to ring a bell here. 4. Aug 2016, at 16:03

What does it mean to be European at all?

Budget travel options abound (Spectacular Slovakia - travel guide)Plus

If you’re in for a budget holiday in Slovakia, there are several ways to avoid the elevated prices in the top tourist spots at peak season. 29. Jul 2016, at 6:30

Delays in Cervanová case going unpunished

A symbol of procrastination by the Slovak judiciary, no judge has ever been held responsible or sanctioned. 28. Jul 2016, at 11:26

Ľudmila Cervanová

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