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.
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ÖVP Must Pay a €800,000 Fine

It is the highest penalty ever imposed on a party and will be the highest ever to be paid by one. For surpassing the upper limit in the 2017 election campaign, the ÖVP will now have to pay €800,000, ...

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.

Education Minister Bans “Original Play”

At this club, adults play with children in kindergartens and schools on mats on the floor. Experts see this as an invitation for pedophiles and child abuse.

Outrage Over Contracts at Lauda(motion)

Under a new contract, future flight attendants face salaries below the minimum wage, loss of job protections, and uniforms at their own expense. The union calls these terms “unacceptable”
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Constitutional Court Rejects Last Ditch Appeal Against Smoking Ban

Several nightclub owners had appealed  the absolute ban on smoking. They had one specific argument. 

Austria’s Next Vice-Chancellor | Coalition Carousel Part II

Red, blue, green and pink: Each party has its color, each its own leader. Here, the second two of four mini portraits.