Although the Internet alleviated some information shortages in Yugoslavia during the war in Kosovo, its small audience of users within the country meant that only a minuscule segment of the population was as well informed as many Western media consumers. … Still, the Internet gave the independent Yugoslav media tremendous support and helped reduce the isolation that had enveloped Yugoslavia.
Cyberwar or Sideshow? The Internet and the Balkan Wars
Florian Bieber is an instructor in the department of international relations and European studies at the Central European University in Budapest. He has written extensively on nationalism in southeastern Europe and is the editor of the Internetbased Balkan Academic News (www.egroups.com/group/balkans/fullinfo.html).
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Florian Bieber; Cyberwar or Sideshow? The Internet and the Balkan Wars. Current History 1 March 2000; 99 (635): 124–128. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2000.99.635.124
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