Julia Seidl

Born 1993, Julia C. Seidl did her first internship at "Die Presse" when she was 17. She went on to study "Journalism & Media Management" in Vienna and worked for several local news outlets such as ORF, Kurier and Falter before joining Metropole as online content and social media manager.
spring 2020

Spring 2020


The Coronavirus | First Incidents in Austria, Few Fears

While some make dystopic jokes, others are buying the last face masks on the Internet. How Austria Is Dealing with COVID-19.

“Mein Fall” | Austrian Writer Tells of Sexual Abuse

As a choirboy at the Zwettl Monastery in the 1960s, novelist Josef Haslinger was regularly assaulted by his superiors. Now he wrote about it.

16 Viennese Idioms That Make No Sense Whatsoever

The Viennese sometimes have their own special way of using the German language, especially when they lapse into dialect. It is often a mixture of gleeful malice, eloquence, flattery and charm.
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ÖVP Must Pay an €800,000 Fine

The People's Party has exceeded the upper limit of € 7 million in campaign spending for 2017. Now it is being asked to pay it back.

Telenovela Subtitles for Government Ceremony

Politics sometimes resembles a soap opera. But this gaffe by the ORF takes the comparison to a new level. The results are frighteningly fitting satiric images.

English Cinema Vienna | Our Top 5 Picks

English Cinema Vienna | Getting tired of wanting to go to the movies, only to discover that you still don’t speak German? We got you covered.
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Devastating Weather Conditions in the South and West of Austria

Mudslides, snowstorms and floods cause sleepless nights for the residents of the affected areas.

Calls for Violence Against Women After Wiener Linien Anti-Manspreading Campaign

Some Internet tough guys felt attacked by the Wiener Linien’s anti-“manspreading” campaign. So they started their own.