Political neophyte Yair Lapid gave his first television interview since announcing his entry into politics, on Channel 2 evening news on Tuesday. The media man thus generated plenty of media, from journos eagerly waiting for him to move his message beyond cyber-campaigning into the traditional realm. Much of the interview involved the usual politicking and dancing around questions. Then to my surprise, Lapid did something that hardly any of the other candidates did during the almost-campaign kick-off last month, and certainly haven't dared to do since: He mentioned the P-word. Or if you will, the C-word. Not only did Lapid…Read More... | 7 Comments
Referring to the discrimination of Arabs got Yonit Levy into troubles with Israel's regulating body for commercial broadcasting Yesterday Israeli news reported that the county's Second Authority for Television and Radio would be investigating the conduct of Channel 2 broadcaster Yonit Levy during transmission of Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to congress last week. The Second Authority is the regulating body for all commercial broadcasting in Israel. Levy reportedly added in her own commentary while translating The Prime Minister's speech. After Netanyahu said that Of the 300 million Arabs in the Middle East and North Africa, only Israel’s Arab citizens enjoy real…Read More... | 26 Comments
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