I'm a freelance journalist, researcher and lawyer from Krakow, Poland. My stories have been featured in Expatica, the Global Comment, the Guardian's Contributoria (online and in print), the first multilingual, multicultural European magazine (Cafebabel.co.uk), leading Polish news websites (Onet.pl, Press.pl) and exclusive magazines (Law Business Quality). I also have experience in making short video reports. Examples of my work: https://joannazajaczkowska.contently.com/
MUSIC CREATION AND COPYRIGHT IN THE WEB 2.0 ERA. INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL TODD, ASCAP DIRECTOR OF FILM AND TV MUSIC Michael Todd, Senior Director of film, TV music and Visual media at The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) provide
A complete guide to Spanish cuisine From mealtimes and eating habits to popular ingredients and dishes, we explain all there is to know about the vibrant world of Spanish cuisine.
Society Polish LGBT community: 'Being different can be ghastly' The situation of LGBT persons in Poland recently attracted international media attention after controversial comments made by the former Polish president Lech Wałęsa in a television interview: gay MPs should sit in the back row of parliament or even ‘behind a wall’. What does reality look like for sexual minorities in Poland? Are homophobia levels as high in this country as some sources indicate?
Between cultural revolution and protest: galvanizing jazz behind the iron curtain Perceived as “the decadent music of the west” and suppressed by communists, jazz nonetheless found its way to exist in the countries of the Eastern Bloc during the Stalinist era.
A revival of Jewish culture in Poland. Polish-Jewish relations have always aroused the interest of global opinion due to their complex history. Poland is currently rediscovering its great Jewish tradition and is starting to consider it to be a significant and inseparable part of its own identity and history.
Doctor on the migration front line. One of the first witnesses of the European refugee crisis was Dr Pietro Bartolo. As the chief of health services on the Italian island Lampedusa, Dr Bartolo has been providing medical care to more than 250 000 migrants and refugees since 1991. He has met every single migrant who arrives on the island and has never missed any boat arrivals. On a daily basis, Dr Bartolo faces the most difficult decisions to make as a doctor and as a human being.
Bitspiration Festival: Music vs. New Technologies. Every year the impact of new technologies on the music market takes on a new dimension. Today's artists have at their disposal more and more methods to promote their creativity on the web. But does it really guarantee success? The challenges that current music businesses face in the age of the digital revolution were being discussed at the third edition of the Bitspiration Festival.