Author: Ahmad Parmley

Accidental Murders

Strange coincidences almost like those from bad Hollywood scripts seemed to happening all the time and the world population could come across news about journalists losing their lives reading their favourite paper on a regular basis. Thirty-two journalists “somehow” lost their lives and again “somehow” none of those cases were ever to be solved or even to reach the courtroom. The Chechen war of course took its toll – but only 14 out of those 32 lives were lost there. In the past 5 years, 90 people were killed working for the media and this fact definitely makes me...

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Alexander Zaitchik

(1999 – 2001, The Greatest Editor We Ever Had.) Alexander Zaitchik was editor and senior staff writer at Think (Prague) between 1999 and 2001. He first crossed paths with the magazine by publishing a brutal 4,000-word take-down of its editors in the short-lived Globe Coffeehouse zine, Unpronounceable Symbol. Within a year, Alex was writing features for Think, a weekly column (“Notes from Prague Six”), and most of its book and film reviews. He also conceived and wrote the magazine’s wildly popular satirical pull-out, The New Prognosis. His final article for the magazine, appearing in its 50th issue, was *Let...

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