Additional Research by Julia Seidl  Seven months after his arrest, Austrian reporter Max Zirngast remains in limbo following the cancellation of his April trial date. Accused of membership in a left-wing terrorist organization, Austrian journalist and political science student Max Zirngast has been denied permission to leave Turkey, where he has been confined since his […]
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Dardis McNamee is the Editor in Chief of METROPOLE. Over a long career in journalism she has written for The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler in New York, the Wall Street Journal Europe and Die Zeit in Vienna, as well as having been a speechwriter to two US ambassadors to Austria. She was awarded the 2007 Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching for her work at the Department of Media Communications for Webster University Worldwide. In 2010, she was granted Austrian Citizenship of Honor (Ehrenstaatsbürgerschaft) for outstanding contributions to the Austrian Republic