33 / 2011
Rebeka Mesarić Žabčić

Croatian Radio and Television as a link between the Diaspora and Homeland Croatia: the examples of Italy, Austria and Hungary

Croatian Radio and Television has broadcast programs and content in Croatian to Croatian emigrants in Europe and around the world for more than fi fty years. The purpose of this paper is to show the role of Croatian Radio and Television in the preservation of Croatian identity among Croatian emigrants in general, and the example of Italy, Austria and Hungary to single out examples of good practice and themes that are most represented in the media, including the most popular, and concludes that the way in the future is to try to secure further bridges of cooperation through the media between Croatian emigrants and the Republic of Croatia.
KEY WORDS: Austria, Croatian Radio and Television, Croatian identity, Croatian emigrants, Italy, Hungary