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    • Mike Brand
    • 16.02.13 | 11:28 (IST)

    I cannot believe that you completely ignored two very important radio stations. The Voice of Peace, which broadcast for 20 off the coast of Tel Aviv, which for the first time brought 24 hour pop music to Israel. It played both English and Hebrew songs. The other station was Arutz (Channel) 7, which focused on playing ONLY Hebrew music. It is because of Arutz 7 that Reshet Gimmel changed its format to playing only Hebrew music. The offshore radio stations - wherever they have been, have always had a direct influence on State radio stations, and Israel was no exception. How were these stations excluded from your article?

    from the article: How radio built Israel and made it sing
    First published 06:27 16.02.13 | Last updated 06:27 16.02.13
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