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
Founded1996
LanguageEnglish
Ceased publicationDecember 2003
HeadquartersPrague
ISSN1211-3514

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

ReferencesEdit

  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)