Mainstreaming of Racist Anti-Roma Discourses in the Media in Hungary

  title={Mainstreaming of Racist Anti-Roma Discourses in the Media in Hungary},
  author={Zsuzsanna Vidra and Jon E Fox},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant \& Refugee Studies},
  pages={437 - 455}
The article focuses on the rise and spread of racist language in public debate in Hungary. It investigates how radical right discourses—that is, the relegitimating of the racist idea of “Gypsy crime”—have been transmitted by the mainstream media thus contributing to the decline of a short-lived political correctness in Hungary. The analysis explores how racism has become more and more accepted and how the mainstream has embraced the radical right's propositions, turning them into a “digestible… Expand
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