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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

Welcome to Slovakia?

Following Henry Acorda’s horrific killing, businesses need to stand up.19. Jun 2018, at 8:42

June 8 gathering in Bratislava

10 quotes from the president’s speech

President Andrej Kiska gave his state of the republic address to the parliament. What did he tell the MPs?13. Jun 2018, at 18:18

Andrej Kiska in parliament.

AmCham: Attacks like the one on Henry Acorda have no place in civilised society

Businesses employing foreigners speak up against violence and racism in the wake of the brutal attack.8. Jun 2018, at 0:06

People have lit candles at the place where Henry Acorda was attacked.

Man who killed expat in Bratislava is behind bars

Police seek witnesses and information on the attack. Commemorative gatherings planned for Wednesday.6. Jun 2018, at 6:54

Juraj Hossu arrives to court

Lučanský will replace Gašpar in top police post

Watchdogs point to the new police president's past contacts and property issues. Gašpar does not rule out a future in politics.30. May 2018, at 23:05

Denisa Saková presents Milan Lučanský.

Minister unveils long-awaited rules for the election of Constitutional Court judges

Justice Ministry sent the new rules for the election of Constitutional Court judges into interdepartmental review on May 28.28. May 2018, at 13:20

Gábor Gál

Lawyers propose their own changes for Constitutional Court elections

Finding replacements for nine of the 13 Constitutional Court judges will be one of the top events of 2018 in Slovakia, constitutional law experts say.24. May 2018, at 7:39

Some judges of the Constitutional Court; illustrative stock photo

Marching in step

Some Slovak conservatives have shown that they cannot resist fascist bait.21. May 2018, at 8:10

Far-right LSNS leader Marian Kotleba in parliament.

SNS and Most-Híd clash over transporters

I thought the SNS would be more professional and fair at the Defence Ministry, said State Secretary Róbert Ondrejcsák.16. May 2018, at 16:48

Róbert Ondrejcsák

It would make no sense for Kiska to enter party politics

There are other ways the incumbent president can put his potential to use, says political analyst Grigorij Mesežnikov.15. May 2018, at 17:07

Grigorij Mesežnikov

Kiska will not run or leave

The incumbent president will not run for a second term in office, but he wants to “be part of the new era” in Slovak politics.15. May 2018, at 14:52

Andrej Kiska

Being a journalist in Slovakia in 2018

The murder of Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová, prompted journalists to try and explain to the public what their job really means.3. May 2018, at 7:00

Former Kaliňák deputy to become interior minister

The ruling Smer chooses Denisa Saková as the replacement for Tomáš Drucker. Her name creates concern among transparency watchdogs.24. Apr 2018, at 13:44

Interior Minister Denisa Saková

Istanbul ratification still nowhere in sight

The international document preventing violence against women was one of the reasons why a former justice minister left the government.19. Apr 2018, at 11:22

Run for fun in Bratislava

Running enthusiasts have a plethora of opportunities for running in Slovakia’s capital, be it a daily run or a big running event.17. Apr 2018, at 16:00

Start of the marathon was already crammed.

Back to square one?

Tomáš Drucker leaves after 25 days as interior minister while Tibor Gašpar stays put.17. Apr 2018, at 15:10

Drucker (second from right) arrives to the Presidential Palace to hand in his resignation.

Gašpar: I will fight this fight to the end

Police corps president says he will step down, but only if the outgoing interior minister or his successor asks him to.17. Apr 2018, at 12:03

Tibor Gašpar

What is happening with the public-service broadcaster?

The RTVS management’s criticism of the #allforJan badges is just the tip of the iceberg, showing a divide between journalists and their managers. Here are some basics to understand what’s going on.12. Apr 2018, at 13:55

Jaroslav Rezník

Pavol Paška diesPhoto

Former parliament's speaker and prominent politician of the ruling Smer passed away after he suffered a heart attack.6. Apr 2018, at 11:03

Former parliament speaker Pavol Paška was successful with his complaint against a journalist.

Drucker understands public's "emotions" but is taking his time to act

Smer deployed its ministerial crisis manager to handle the situation in the interior ministry, but results are slower than the public is ready to tolerate.5. Apr 2018, at 10:56

Health Minister Tomáš Drucker

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