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When I walked into our first class on July 15th I quickly realized that I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to research. “Modern Media and Democracy” is a broad topic, and trying to choose one aspect of a country with a history as vast as the Czech Republic’s felt close to impossible. Somehow   Read More …

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1. People get jet lag due to lack of sleep. With four airports, multiple layovers, and an eight-hour flight over the Atlantic, my iPod was probably better prepared for this trip than I was. I decided to make a playlist with my favorite travel-themed podcasts, including “How Jet Lag Works,” from Stuff You Should Know.   Read More …

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It’s funny to think that the same website typically used for posting videos of sneezing pandas and auto-tuned newscasts also has the ability to incite a 50,000-person protest. As you read this on your internet-accessible computer (or smart phone or tablet), I hope you realize what you have in front of you. Just one new   Read More …

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Staying in Prague makes you feel like you’re at the center of everything. The world (or the country, at least) surely must revolve around this massive city that is home to more than a million people and more restaurants and pubs than you could ever hope to visit. Alas, there’s nothing like a bit of   Read More …

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