Zeman campaign team aim to show young “different Schwarzenberg” on web

Mr. Zeman’s campaign team plan to devote more attention to reaching voters on internet social networking sites; his success in targeting users of such sites is seen as one reason Mr. Schwarzenberg managed to come second in the first round at the expense of long-time opinion poll leader Jan Fischer. A spokesperson for Mr. Zeman’s team told the news website novinky.cz they wanted to show young people a “different Schwarzenberg” and to highlight his part in increases in the prices of foods and medicines and support for university fees.

Author: Ian Willoughby