oa Rhodes Journalism Review - Beaks/snouts, drina/drava - the media's markers of race and ethnicity in the Balkans : racism and the media - country of origin

Volume 2001, Issue 20
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in the summer of 1997 I did a BBC radio programme on xenophobia in the Czech Republic. One of the people I interviewed, a minister, asked me whether there were any visible differences between Serbs and Croats. ''Of course,'' I said, trying to be humorous. "Just look at my nose. We Serbs have beaks, whereas Croats have ugly snouts."

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