Prague Business Journal

Prague Business Journal or PBJ was an English-language business newspaper published in the Czech Republic from 1996 to December 2003.

Prague Business Journal
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherNew World Publishing
Ceased publicationDecember 2003

History and profileEdit

The PBJ was founded in 1996.[1] Its founder and publisher was the New World Publishing which also used to publish the Warsaw Business Journal in Poland and the Budapest Business Journal in Hungary.[2] The company was headed by Stephen A. O'Connor, a US media entrepreneur.[3] The PBJ in addition to the others mentioned above was a leading publication in its category.[4]

The paper introduced itself as "the Czech Republic's leading English language business publication."[5] Chris Johnstone served as managing editor of the PBJ.[6]

It covered the financial and political news in regard to the Czech Republic's economy as well as news on arts and entertainment.[5][7] The paper was a major competitor to another English-language weekly, Prague Post.[8] The PBJ ceased publication in December 2003.[6] Czech Business Weekly is the successor of the magazine.[9]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Prague Business Journal Shuts Down Generation Expat. 12 January 2004. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  2. ^ Our Portfolio Archived 26 November 2013 at the Wayback Machine Opus8. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Stephen A. O'Connor". American Media Institute. Archived from the original on 14 December 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Mark M. Nelson (Fall 1999). "Business reporting in Eastern Europe" (PDF). Media Studies Journal. Retrieved 14 December 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b Teresa Brusky (24 January 2001). "Prague Business Journal Online". List A Day. Retrieved 7 December 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ a b Brian Kenety. (30 September 2004). An interview with 'Czech Business Weekly' editor Chris Johnstone Radio Prague. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  7. ^ "Prague Business Journal". Transitions Online. 6 September 2002. Retrieved 7 December 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ Hana Mastrini (25 March 2004). Frommer's Prague & the Best of the Czech Republic. John Wiley & Sons. p. 50. ISBN 978-0-7645-6949-4. Retrieved 7 December 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Company overview". Bloomberg Business. Retrieved 12 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)