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  • 'JPost editor forbids mentioning corruption allegations against Jerusalem mayoral candidate'

    According to Seventh Eye, Steve Linde told senior journalists at the Jerusalem Post that on the order of the publisher, allegations involving Moshe Leon should not be discussed in reports of the Jerusalem municipal race. Leon’s candidacy is backed by Avigdor Lieberman. Why did the Jerusalem Post's Editor-in-Chief, Steve Linde, instruct his writers not to report on Moshe Leon’s alleged involvement in corruption cases in the 90s? According to a report on the media watch site the Seventh Eye, Linde sent the paper's senior writers an email informing them that Eli Azur, the Post’s publisher “doesn't want the corruption allegations to…

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  • PM to Jpost editor: My two enemies – Haaretz, NY Times (LISTEN)

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's greatest personality fault, his deep paranoia, has produced another Nixon-like moment: Steve Linde, the editor of the right-wing Jerusalem Post, told the crowd at a Women's International Zionist Organization conference of a strange exchange he had with the Israeli Prime Minister. JTA reports: “He said, ‘You know, Steve, we have two main enemies,’ ” Linde said, according to a recording of the WIZO speech provided to JTA. “And I thought he was going to talk about, you know, Iran, maybe Hamas. He said, ‘It’s The New York Times and Haaretz.’ He said, ‘They set the agenda…

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