The Prague Lions are looking for sponsors and supporters for their 2021 campaigns.   After COVID put the 2020 season on hold, the Lions are preparing to return to the field of play.  Like many around the world, the Lions were greatly affected by the pandemic, from one of their players making international news due to contracting the illness in the initial wave, to the everyday struggles of their 200 members and their families.   While football was sidelined, the Lions certainly were not.  They were involved in a number of projects to help local businesses, provide food for frontline workers, and collect Christmas gifts for kids in the children’s hospital.  A quick browse through the Lions facebook pages shows how active this group isContinue Reading

UNYP to host public webinar on fake news and COVID-19: Inoculating the Public against Disinformation The University of New York in Prague is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its second online Czech-language webinar for the general public. The event will be focused on fake news and disinformation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing global vaccination process. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a golden opportunity for purveyors of disinformation, and the emergence of viable vaccines has only accelerated the flow of fake news. Disinformation is easily presented as truth in the environment of endless online opportunities to misinform, information overload and media illiteracy. The disinformation trend has become a worldwide phenomenon which dramatically influences globalContinue Reading

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Statistics show that about 75% of casinos in the Czech Republic have been closed and 50% of slot machines have been eliminated. This result came after lawmakers in the country voted in favor of a decree that would render the prohibition of all technical gambling games in Prague effective. Of course, this is a win for the country but a blow to players who indulge for fun and money.  According to councilor Hana Kordova, the decree aims at regulating gambling operations in the city. She added that the regulation is all about finding a balance between legislation and modern gaming technologies. The new law gives a citizen the freedom to decide and do business while also reducing the issues thatContinue Reading