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Editors' Notes

For the first time, an employee of The Slovak Spectator, past or present, welcomed a new addition to our world. On March 26, Jana Dorotková, a one-time associate editor but full-time contributor to your newspaper, gave birth to Ema, a baby girl. Like Momma, like baby, or so we hope. We can't wait to start training her in the ways of a journalist.

Continuing with new introductions, of a more linear nature is the debut of "Marketing in the Trenches," a monthly column designed to steer budding marketing and sales professionals through real-life corporate combat situations. We hope that you find the tips from our seasoned professional, Stewart Glickman, to be useful.

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End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

Jaroslav Rezník

Proxy for Roma criticises minister Kaliňák for ethnical and group discrimination

The government proxy slammed Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák for the draft law on repressing criminality in Roma settlements, for populist discrimination and preferring repression to prevention.

Roma communities, illustrative stock photo

Slovak racer Svitko finished at Dakar Video

After a serious fall in the tenth leg, Slovak motorcyclist Štefan Svitko resigned from the 40th year of the Dakar Rally due to pain in his upper body.

Štefan Svitko

Carmakers in Slovakia produced more than one million cars last year

2018 will be critical for Slovakia’s automotive industry, claim sector’s representatives.

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.