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Media exists to seek the truth and explanations

Attitudes of those in power towards Slovak media remain unchanged, TSS editor-in-chief Michaela Terenzani says in the Bringing World to the Classroom podcast.
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The 2018 Kuciak murder and COVID-19 have changed Slovak media. and 1 more 24. apr24. Apr 2020, at 7:48
A survey has shown the tabloid Nový Čas was the most read daily of 2019.
Slovaks favoured TV over radio and the press. 20. apr20. Apr 2020, at 7:23
Facebook said on April 16, 2020, it is going to let users know if they liked, reacted or commented on posts with harmful misinformation about the coronavirus that moderators later removed. Facebook says it will also direct people who engaged with those posts to information about virus myths debunked by the World Health Organization.
Spectator College provides readers who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College. 15. apr15. Apr 2020, at 6:55
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‘Infodemic’ hit Slovakia as well

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Fear and uncertainty are fertile ground for spreading of false content and conspiracies. 1. apr1. Apr 2020, at 16:53
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How popular is Yogi in Yellowstone National Park?

A hot spring in the Yellowstone National Park.
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Go on an adventure promising wild moments, including a selfie with bison. 27. mar27. Mar 2020, at 8:49
Two women sit on a bench opposite an ice-cream parlour in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, USA.
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Mária and Patrícia embraced American culture in summer 2019. 27. mar27. Mar 2020, at 8:43
Slovak student Mária Šišková spent her summer 2019 by the ocean in North Carolina.
The programme was created in 1961, reaching Slovakia after the Velvet Revolution. 27. mar27. Mar 2020, at 8:33
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Glossary: Summer is a chance to learn by travelling

The Montauk Point Light is a lighthouse located next to Montauk Point State Park, at the easternmost point of Long Island in New York State.
Spectator College provides readers who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College. 10. mar10. Mar 2020, at 8:32
Protests Fridays For Future will take place in Bratislava, Košice and Liptovský Mikuláš.
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Slovaks still do not fully understand the threats of climate change. Students from Fridays For Future are trying to change this. 28. feb28. Feb 2020, at 23:55
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Divers also found an unexploded grenade. 28. feb28. Feb 2020, at 23:53
Students skip their classes and come to the Košice promenade to take part in the Fridays for Future protest on September 20, 2019.
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The movement has a message for Slovakia's next prime minister. 28. feb28. Feb 2020, at 22:41
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Glossary: Climate change worries young Slovaks

Students partake in a climate protest organised by Fridays for Future Slovakia in Banská Bystrica on September 20, 2019.
Spectator College provides readers who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions published as part of the Spectator College. 22. feb22. Feb 2020, at 22:37
Martin Gierl serves as the Plenipotentiary of the Government of Slovakia for the Civil Society from 2014
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Relations between NGOs and the state are not defined by mutual trust. 24. jan24. Jan 2020, at 11:34
Co-CEO of the Pontis Foundation Michal Kišša
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Co-CEO of the Pontis Foundation Michal Kišša talks about Pontis' projects and more. 24. jan24. Jan 2020, at 11:33
Greenpeace Slovakia installs a pan on which the Earth gets symbolically fried on Hodža Square in Bratislava on September 9, 2019
Spectator College provides readers who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions published as part of the Spectator College. 24. jan24. Jan 2020, at 11:32
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Mental health not seen as a priority by the state

Civic association IPčko launched its first online mental health helpline to support the youth in 2012
IPčko needs more funds to run helplines for young people. 24. jan24. Jan 2020, at 11:21
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Whistleblowing is like a visit to the dentist's

Pavol Szalai
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You know it will hurt but you also know it is the right thing to do, says Pavol Szalai. 13. dec13. Dec 2019, at 12:17
Defendants during a public hearing in the corruption case of SFZ delegates and referees at the Specialised Criminal Court in Pezinok on November 27, 2019
The court has fined and sentenced 13 convicts to three years. 13. dec13. Dec 2019, at 11:54
Corruption is one of the topics Spectacular College has covered
Spectator College provides readers who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions published as part of the Spectator College. 13. dec13. Dec 2019, at 11:53
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Corruption starts with an individual

Let’s Stop Corruption Community of about 50 members has created local branches in regions to fight and talk about corruption with locals
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A survey found 80 percent of Slovaks believe corruption is now a more serious problem than before. 13. dec13. Dec 2019, at 11:53