Monthly Archives: November 2002

Michel Fleischmann: Magnate of the airwaves

Written by: Monika Mudranincová Photo by: V&V A guy from Vršovice, a bohemian and a media magnate. The president of Evropa 2 and Frekvence 1, with whom we discussed family, life in France, and the world of media and politics, is all of these. You are from an intellectual family. Your grandfather was a lawyer,…

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ISSUE #85

Written by: Klára Smolová Photo: Aleš Vlachovský (1-3, 12-13), Michal Fikejs (4-6), Věroslav Sixt (7-11), Ode to consumerism Shopping centers are overwhelming the city. In October alone, two new ones opened: Metropole Zličín and the second phase of Obchodní centrum Letňany. Metropole threw a grandiose launch party – with pop band Šum svistu, fashion and…

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Vlastimil Ježek: Life on a sine wave

Written by: Monika Mudranincová Photo: Matt Writtle A boiler room stoker, an educator of mentally handicapped children, a student leader in 1989, a journalist, and, mainly, the head of Czech Radio in the nineties. Vlastimil Ježek (39) was all of these, and he is now the manager of Naše rodina (Our Family) magazine and a…

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UP&DOWN

Written by: Monika Mudranincová PEOPLE UP Photo: ČTK Pavel Telička After years of intensive work, the Czech government’s negotiator with the European Union is finally seeing success. The European Commission has suggested that the Czech Republic becomes an EU member on 1.1. 2004, along with nine other countries. Photo: ČTK Vladimír Špidla According to the…

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ISSUE #85

Written by: Martin Zika Allphoto INDUSTRY: Let them drink water Information from ČTK states that the consumption of alcohol-free beverages has doubled in the Czech Republic since 1993, to about 220 liters per person annually (mineral and bottled waters recorded the greatest increases). During the last eight years the total production of alcohol-free beverages has…

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A wonderful world

Written by: Philippe Riboton IF YOU WERE LUCKY enough to enjoy Prague at the time of the International Monetary Fund meeting some two years ago, then chances are you will enjoy our city even more at the time of the NATO summit. Coming this month, to a place near you. Imagine for a moment: most…

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