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Michael Kahn

Michael Kahn

Michael Kahn has more than 20 years experience working for Reuters in Washington DC, San Francisco, London and Prague. He started out on the economic desk in Washington helping to cover the U.S. economy and the White House before moving…

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Jeremy Druker

Jeremy Druker is the executive director of Transitions, one of Central and Eastern Europe’s leading media development organizations, and editor in chief of TOL’s flagship publication, Transitions. He is also founder/CEO of Press Start, the first global crowdfunding platform designed…

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Mark D. Harmon

Mark D. Harmon is the College of Communication & Information School of Journalism & Electronic Media Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He teaches courses in news writing, news reporting, introduction to journalism and electronic media, communication theory, and…

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Jana Ciglerová

Jana Ciglerová studied journalism in Prague and international journalism in London. In the UK, she worked for The Observer and also published with the Evening Standard. She began her journalistic career as a media correspondent for the biggest Czech daily Mlada fronta Dnes while still…

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Ondrej Soukup

Ondrej Soukup has spent his entire professional life dealing with the states of the former Soviet Union, be it in the academic sphere, in the non-governmental sector, or as a journalist. He now works as an editor of the foreign…

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Pete Baumgartner

Pete Baumgartner is a senior correspondent who primarily covers politics and sports in Central Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus.…

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Silvie Lauder

Silvie Lauder is an award-winning Czech journalist. She studied journalism at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University in Prague. However, her real education came in 2004 when she started working at Respekt, a weekly magazine published in Prague. Before moving to Respekt,…

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Raphael Minder

Raphael Minder is the Central Europe correspondent for The Financial Times, based in Warsaw since June 2022 and covering a handful of countries across the region that borders Ukraine.  He is now reporting on the broader consequences for Europe of Russia’s invasion…

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Tomas Linder

Tomáš Linder

An editor of Respekt magazine since January 2008, and in the past five years, leading foreign department. I prefer writing about Germany, sub-Saharan Africa and the relationship between rich and poor countries. He enjoys especially writing long reports and interviews…

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