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Michaela Terenzani

About author

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.

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The normalisation of our relations has grown

Most people want the EU to exist in the future – we just have to mobilise this majority and not take things for granted, says Austrian Ambassador to Slovakia Helfried Carl in an interview with The Slovak Spectator.24. Jul 2017, at 6:30

Austrian Ambassador Helfried Carl

Hello from Devín

Smer has once again proved that (mis)using history is its forte.13. Jul 2017, at 18:00

The Interior Ministry made sure that buses brought attendees from all around the country.

Hate movements have never done any good

Fighting extremism gets to the essence of the US-Slovak relationship, says US Ambassador to Slovakia, Adam Sterling, in an interview with The Slovak Spectator about hate movements, the Paris Agreement, TTIP talks,…7. Jul 2017, at 12:30

US Ambassador to Slovakia Adam Sterling

Why (not) Rezník?

The top job at RTVS is too important to hand to a deeply compromised candidate.21. Jun 2017, at 14:46

The RTVS radio building

Is new RTVS director a threat to media freedom?

Media watchdogs say Jaroslav Rezník has proved friendly towards politicians in the past and has no scruples about considering pro-Russian propaganda news a fit source of information.20. Jun 2017, at 22:25

Jaroslav Rezník

Do we really want vaccination from hope?

Maybe the country would benefit from a dose of youthful enthusiasm.15. Jun 2017, at 16:30

The June 5 anti-corruption march in Bratislava

10 things President Kiska thinks about SlovakiaPhoto

Slovakia is a success story, but not everyone is part of the success, President Andrej Kiska said in parliament.14. Jun 2017, at 16:38

Three cases that could be reopened after the "Slovak Watergate"

Mečiar’s amnesties are void. Who might end up in jail?8. Jun 2017, at 8:37

Former SIS director Ivan Lexa

Will the far-right ĽSNS be banned?

No party sitting in parliament has ever been banned in Slovakia. This may change soon, following a recent motion by the general prosecutor to ban the far-right party led by Banská Bystrica Regional Governor Marian…2. Jun 2017, at 8:50

Marian Kotleba and his MPs

When will we learn?

Only when the institutions that report on and interpret the nation’s collective memory are free from political interference can the country come to terms with its past.1. Jun 2017, at 17:50

Slovenský rozhlas (Slovak Radio)

Armed forces need new armour, and more

Slovakia's armed forces need to modernise their military technology, but also improve infrastructure and make soldiers' salaries more competitive.25. May 2017, at 9:27

Illustrative stock photo

Testing the Teflon

A year after the Bašternák case began, nothing seem to be sticking to the interior minister. Yet.18. May 2017, at 16:09

Will Matovič leave parliament?

Opposition OĽaNO MP is one vote away from being losing his parliamentary seat as a punishment for having an active business licence. The ruling Smer has been building a case against him, accusing him of tax fraud.4. May 2017, at 15:06

Igor Matovič in parliament.

Victim or clown?

In characteristic fashion, Igor Matovič may be felled by his own hubris - but still manage to make himself look like the victim.4. May 2017, at 15:05

OĽaNO-NOVA leader Igor Matovič

Danko’s office opens MPs’ letters

OĽaNO wants Danko to step down as parliament’s speaker after what they call an unprecedented measure.26. Apr 2017, at 7:14

Igor Matovič (l) and Ján Budaj (r)

Kiska stays away from parliamentary politics

President Kiska has dispersed all questions surrounding his future in politics before Easter, when he announced he was not planning to run for parliament.25. Apr 2017, at 20:46

Andrej Kiska does not want to walk down the path of party politics.

Legitimising fake news

One of Slovakia’s media schools has invited a well-known conspiracy theorist to an academic conference. What does this say about the state of the Slovak media?24. Apr 2017, at 17:46

Tibor Rostas

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