For us, the war is over

August 24, 2007

The tabloid press plays a central role in promoting artificial Anglo-German tensions at times such as England-Germany football matches, according to research from Durham University. Christian Schweiger of the department of government and international affairs argues that the longstanding England Germany rivalry now exists only in the press. Dr Schweiger said: "The role of the tabloid media is the main aspect behind Anglo-German tensions. The majority of British people today, especially younger generations, perceive Germany as a partner country and no longer hold any particular resentments about Germany and its people."

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most commented

Recent controversy over the future directions of both Stanford and Melbourne university presses have raised questions about the role of in-house publishing arms in a world of commercialisation, impact agendas, alternative facts – and ever-diminishing monograph sales. Anna McKie reports

3 October


Featured jobs

AcoRD Officer

University Of Leeds

Marketing and Communication Manager

Heriot-watt University

Professor of Emergency Medicine

University Of Central Lancashire

PhD Position, Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

Norwegian University Of Science & Technology -ntnu