Evelin Tamm

Board member of the Estonian World Council

What kind of geocultural mental image did the Swedish media create of Estonia in the past and what is the situation today? Does the Baltic Sea unite us or is it still a boundary that separates East from West? Is Estonia still seen as “poor, violent and uncivilised” or has the media coverage changed in recent years? How does the tense relationship with Russia influence Estonia’s reputation in Sweden? This article will endeavour to answer these questions.

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