"The intention was to democratise the sphere of communication." An Interview with Bogdan Osolnik.

Sašo Slaček Brlek, Jernej Amon Prodnik

Abstract


Interview with Bogdan Osolnik, active member of the Yugoslav liberation front during World War II, member of the International Commission for the Study of Communication Problems under the leadership of Sean MacBride (commonly known as the MacBride Commission), former vice-president of International Association for Mass Communication Research (IAMCR), one of the pioneers of theoretical and practical research of public opinion in the Yugoslav socialist society and one of the co-founders of the first journalism program in Yugoslavia. Osolnik was an engaged critical researcher of media and communication in the international environment and combined theoretical work with political activity.

Keywords


Non-Aligned Movement; the MacBride Report; political economy of communication; Tanjug; New World Information and Communication Order; Unesco; Yugoslavia; Resistance press.

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