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Every nation's mass media takes its cue from the politicians when it comes to foreign policy.

Nah, it's much more intertwined than that. They feed off each other and the national prejudices. It's easy to sell nasty evil Serbs because that fits the stereotype of ruthless gangsters which was (is?) pretty much the only mass media portrayal of that part of the world.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Mar 10th, 2009 at 03:53:20 AM EST
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