The co-founder and editor in chief of “Balkanist ” Lily Lynch claimed to Radio Student that the establishment of its magazine was a consequence of the tightening of media space in Serbia after the election of Aleksandar Vučić in 2014. In the same interview Lynch spoke about the role of “Balkanist” within the Balkan media environment as she sees it. She highlighed the obsession with Russia versus the “west narrative” as the main deficiency in international media's coverage of the region. The conversation concludes with her view of the multifaceted role of US in the Balkans.
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