Tomasz Sommer

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Tomasz Krzysztof Sommer

Tomasz Krzysztof Sommer (born 16 October 1972 in Puławy, Poland) is a Polish writer, journalist and publisher, Editor-in-chief of weekly magazine Najwyższy Czas!. Sommer graduated from the University of Warsaw Department of Journalism and Political Science, and received his Ph.D. in Sociology at the School of Social Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Philosophy and Sociology. [1]

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Sommer begun his career writing for Warsaw daily Express Wieczorny. Later, he worked as journalist for Academic Weekly "Auditorium" and newspapers Nowy Świat, and Życie. In 1995 he became a contributing writer to weekly magazines Najwyższy CZAS, and Lux. In the following year, Sommer became the Editor-in-chief of Lux and subsequently, a deputy chief of Najwyższy CZAS (1996–1999 and 2004–2007); and its Editor-in-chief (in 1999-2003 and, from 2007 until now). [2] He also writes for the Foreign Department of Super Express. In 2002 Sommer co-founded 2S Media group which owns the monthly GIGA Sport, published also in German since 2004 as the GIGA Sport - Deutschland. In 2007, along with business partners, Sommer took over the weekly magazine Najwyższy CZAS. [2]

Political life

Sommer is the vice-president of the Globalization Institute, a free-market think tank based in Gliwice. [3]

In 2009 Sommer ran in European Parliament elections, on the list of KW Libertas for Gdańsk constituency, and in 2010 became involved with political party Wolność i Praworządność (Freedom and Lawfulness) during elections for Warsaw city hall. [4]

Controversies

Sommer is a climate change denier who also compares german scientists to Nazis. [5] [6] He is also an investor in a right wing disinformation network and affiliated with Janusz Korwin-Mikke according to research conducted by nonprofit group EU DisinfoLab and POLITICO. [7]

Book publications

Sommer wrote a book entitled Rozstrzelać Polaków. Ludobójstwo Polaków w Związku Sowieckim w latach 1937-1938. Dokumenty z Centrali (Execute the Poles: The Genocide of Poles in the Soviet Union (1937–1938). Documents from Headquarters"), devoted the Polish Operation of the NKVD. [8] [9] [10]

Other works:

Footnotes

  1. "Dr Tomasz Sommer. Eksperci. Biogramy". Instytut Globalizacji. Retrieved April 29, 2011.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (in Polish)
  2. 1 2 "Redakcja tygodnika Najwyższy Czas 2011: Tomasz Sommer (Editorial board)". Najwyższy CZAS. Retrieved April 29, 2011.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (in Polish)
  3. "Instytut Globalizacji wśród najlepszych". Instytut Globalizacji. Retrieved April 29, 2011.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (in Polish)
  4. "Wybory samorządowe". Państwowa komisja wyborcza. Retrieved April 29, 2011.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (in Polish)
  5. Strzałkowski, Patryk. "Gość Trójki mówi, że zmian klimatu nie ma. I porównuje niemieckich badaczy do nazistów" [Trójka guest says there is no climate change and compares german scientists to Nazis.]. Gazeta.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  6. Sommer, Tomasz. "Sommer: Jak zatrzymać Wielki Reset i Nową Normalność. Prognoza na 2021 rok" [Sommer: How to stop the Great Reset and the New Normal. Prognosis for the year 2021]. YouTube (in Polish). Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  7. Kayali, Laura; Wanat, Zosia. "French far-right site powered from Poland". Politico. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  8. Franciszek Tyszka (2010-10-19). "Tomasz Sommer: Ludobójstwo Polaków z lat 1937-38 to zbrodnia większa niż Katyń (Tomasz Sommer: the Genocide of Poles in the years 1937-1938, a crime greater than Katyń)". Super Express . Retrieved April 29, 2011.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (in Polish)
  9. Chodakiewicz, Marek Jan (2011-01-15). "Nieopłakane ludobójstwo". Rzeczpospolita (in Polish). Retrieved 29 May 2011.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. "Tomasz Sommer, Rozstrzelać Polaków". Księgarnia Internetowa Klio. Archived from the original on April 16, 2013. Retrieved April 30, 2011.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (in Polish)

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