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    • Michael Davison
    • 17.10.11 | 18:40 (IST)

    All the regular channels, Channels 1, 2 and 10 have their news departments, with broadcasts at regular times and the ability to pre-empt regular programming with coverage of exceptional events. However, the cable connections in hotels give you BBC, CNN, Sky News, Fox News, France 24 (in English) and a bunch of other news stations in various languages. We're a small country--a 24-hour news channel would have to fill at least some of its time with trivial or international news you can get on any of the stations mentioned above. Why bother?

    from the article: Major Israeli news channels sign deal on ethical coverage of Gilad Shalit's return
    First published 17:10 17.10.11 | Last updated 17:10 17.10.11
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