How Sheldon Adelson Is Changing the Face of Israeli Media

Under the right-wing American casino magnate, Makor Rishon is likely to start toeing the Bibi line along with Israel Hayom.

The deal to sell Israel’s once-leading Maariv newspaper to media owner Eli Azur for a mere 4 million shekels, authorized Sunday by the Tel Aviv District Court, signaled the fall of one right-wing newspaper group owned by Diaspora Jews and the rise of another, potentially much more powerful one, fueled by the billions of Republican...