In favour of censorship and propaganda: elites, media capture and the journalistic profession in the Western Balkans

@article{Radelji2020InFO,
  title={In favour of censorship and propaganda: elites, media capture and the journalistic profession in the Western Balkans},
  author={B. Radelji{\'c}},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe},
  year={2020},
  volume={28},
  pages={155 - 173}
}
  • B. Radeljić
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe
ABSTRACT The ruling elites and the media need each other for all sorts of reasons. While using Serbia as a case study, this article is concerned with the behaviour of political and economic power structures towards the media sector, as well as the decision of numerous journalists to embrace self-censorship due to external and in-house pressures. Consequently, I argue that it is not enough to blame different regimes alone for the precarious status of the journalistic profession, but also… Expand