“In the skillful hands radio is a weapon more powerful than a bomb or artillery”. (A. Hitler)
The base for this book was a midterm paper entitled “Broadcasts in Fascist Italy” written during author's postgraduate studies of communicology at the University of Belgrade, Serbia. The university professors and the editorial staff of the “Communication Manager” quarterly magazine described it as a thorough scientific paper and noted that “... it tackles a theme that lacked proper scientific attention in the region. The books and sources used are mostly foreign (Italian) which gives a special value to the evaluated paper; the paper is significant also for the facts and data it contains which are mostly less known to our academia. The theses in the paper are coherent with the general scientific positions and opinions in regard to the topic in question” The book is the first publishing project of the Serbian PR Society; the book’s value was recognized by the entire membership. The original edition of the book “Mussolini’s Microphone” is a part of the official, additional, curriculum at the University of Belgrade. This is the first book in both Serbia and the wider Balkan and Adria region to deal with the subject of the use of radio as a propaganda tool during the regime of the Italian fascists.