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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

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

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

There is still work to be done

2018 is not a re-run of 1989, but there is a connection.22. Mar 2018, at 16:37

Bratislava, March 16

President will not appoint Pellegrini cabinet as proposed

There should be no people who could raise independence concerns, Kiska suggests. Pellegrini has until Friday to submit a new proposal.20. Mar 2018, at 12:17

Andrej Kiska

Pellegrini’s cabinet bets on a non-partisan interior minister

Nine ministers remain unchanged, the interior to be led by “a man from Drucker’s team”. Here are the names Pellegrini wants in his cabinet.19. Mar 2018, at 16:21

Jozef Ráž is proposed to become the new interior minister.

Fico is going. So why does the crisis continue?

These 10 answers will help you understand why the coalition’s decision to rebuild the government from scratch does not satisfy the critics and protesting masses.15. Mar 2018, at 12:32

Most-Híd chair Béla Bugár comes to the Government Office, March 13.

UPDATED: Fico is ready to resign tomorrow

There will be no early elections, Bugár has agreed with Fico on the PM's resignation. Justice Minister Lucia Žitňanská ends too. Peter Pellegrini expected to be the new PM.14. Mar 2018, at 19:39

Fico is ready to resign.

Coalition's Most-Híd wants early elections, what comes next? A quick overview

Early elections are the most probable answer to the crisis the country is going through.13. Mar 2018, at 16:07

Bugár, Danko, Fico (left to right) finally met on August 25. They smiled into the cameras even though they did not resolve all their issues.

This is not where it ends

Slovakia’s current government will collapse, but that should not distract us from focusing on the murder investigation.13. Mar 2018, at 12:46

#allforjan gathering in Bratislava on March 2.

Most-Híd calls for early elections

They insist coalition needs to agree on early elections, otherwise Most-Hid leaves government. Fico refused early elections in talks with Bugar.12. Mar 2018, at 23:32

Bela Bugar leaves amid talks of his party leadership to talk to his coalition partners.

Fico: Kaliňák was the best interior minister

Interior minister, who faced a number of scandals during his career, resigns, but coalition might still fall.12. Mar 2018, at 20:43

Fico with Kaliňák at a government session.

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