Channel 1 Anchor May Be Barred From Hosting Election Broadcast Due to Affair With Likud Minister

Recent reports that Channel 1’s leading news anchor, Geula Even, is romantically involved with Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar have raised concern among members of the IBA ethics committee about a possible conflict of interest.

The ethics committee of the Israel Broadcasting Authority met and dispersed Thursday without a recommendation on whether to use Geula Even as the main...