War of Words The Role of the Media in the Trans-Atlantic Relationship

The trans-Atlantic rift of the past few years has been accentuated, in part, by anti-Americanism and anti-Europeanism in the media when covering "the other side." But although there are real cultural differences, the time has come for both sides to ditch the easy clichés and stereotypes and foster some cultural understanding.
Anti-Bush protest in Vienna: Since the run up to the Iraq War there has been tension in the trans-Atlantic relationship. And much of the war of words was waged in the media.

Anti-Bush protest in Vienna: Since the run up to the Iraq War there has been tension in the trans-Atlantic relationship. And much of the war of words was waged in the media.

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