Off-Air Recordings of Television News and Other Political Programs
1996 - 1999
Extent and medium (processed)
445 VHS PAL, 11.13 linear meters
Content and structure
Scope and Content (Abstract)
Daily news broadcasts which document everyday political events as portrayed by the governmnet-controlled Serbian media. The programs are approximately 30 minutes in length and include reports of the headlines, world politics, internal politics, economics, culture, sport, weather report and commercials. Special political programs and reports of Television BK and Television Politika are also included.
Some of the highlights of this acquisition include Slobodan Milosevic's speeches throughout the years, the students protests of 1996-97, the rise of the Kosovo crisis, and the programs aired during the 78-day of NATO bombings in spring 1999, including President Milosevic's announcement of the beginning of the war; and his declaration of "victory".
News program. Guest: Dragan Tomić, President of the Serbian Parliament. Coalition "Zajedno" demonstrations he described as pro-fascist groups' activities and used the analogy of pre-WW II Germany, when Hitler was coming to power.
Serbian language, Date of air: 1996-12-01, Duration: 35 min.
Roundtable on the first 100 days of the new local administration in Belgrade. Participants: Goran Aleksić, Slobodan Čerović, Pal Šandor, Aleksandar Milutinović, Jovan Arežina, Dragan Maršićanin, Goran Vesić, Vojislav Šešelj.
"The Victory of Reason" - Milošević-Holbrook agreement on Kosovo; "Prime Ministers' Agreement" - South-Eastern European countries' summit in Turkey; "Russia and the Balkans" - Conference in the Institute of International Politics and Economics in Belgrade.
New Act in Serbia on Public Information. Commentaries of the independent media houses of Serbia. Guests: Radomir Diklić (Beta); Dragan Kojadinović (Studio B), Veselin Simonović (Blic), Milivoje Glišić (NIN), Vladan Dimić (Svedok).
Serbian language, Date of air: 1998-10-21, Duration: 55 min.
Overview of the ways various foreign media have portrayed the crisis in Kosovo; "Balkan's Melting Pot"; "We Have More Friends in France than Ever Before" (Interview with Daniel Šifer); "Message from the Serbs in Romania"