Kibice, polityka, wojna – wydarzenia na stadionie Maksimir w Zagrzebiu w relacjach prasy jugosłowiańskiej
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Fans, politics and war – the events on the Maksimir stadium in Zagreb seen by the Yugoslavian newspapersThe article is the analysis of the press coverage of the incidents before the football match between Dinamo Zagreb and Crvena Zvezda Belgrade on May 13th, 1990. It emphasizes the significant outburst of the Serbian and Croatian nationalism in the newspapers after the events. According to many, this was considered one of the crucial moments when the façade of official “brotherhood and unity” ideology started to erode leading to the collapse of Yugoslavia. This analysis focuses on language characteristics of the press articles as well as on the social context and impact of the events themselves and the discussion about them.
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