Slovene National Reconcilliation, Reflected in the Mirror of Newspapers (1984-1997)

  • Janja Slabe
Keywords: national reconciliation, Slovenian newspapers, Guilt and sin, Spomenka Hribar


The paper deals with characteristics of the articles written on the issue of national reconciliation which were published in Slovenian newspapers in the period 1984-1997. The analysis of the number of articles published each year shows in which times the discussion in newspapers was more intense than in others, the analysis of the content on the other side helps us to understand, what the opinion climate was like in different periods and how it was changing in time. Besides that the paper also defines the term of national reconciliation (according to Spomenka Hribar) and answers the questions of who the most common authors of the articles were, in which newspapers were the articles published and how many of them were readers' letters.