Stealing the Monopoly of Knowledge?: Soviet Reactions to U.S. Cold War Broadcasting

  title={Stealing the Monopoly of Knowledge?: Soviet Reactions to U.S. Cold War Broadcasting},
  author={Simo Mikkonen},
  journal={Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History},
  pages={771 - 805}
  • S. Mikkonen
  • Published 22 September 2010
  • Political Science
  • Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History
A new era in international relations dawned after World War II: the Cold War was not a conventional war, but it was definitely not the peace people had been waiting for. It was a war that was waged in several arenas as the role of armed forces diminished and the battlefields moved elsewhere: to the United Nations, to the economic sphere, to sports events and concert halls, and to a great extent to international media. Indeed, the media played a decisive role in the development of the Cold War… 

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