Israel's Channel 10 Wins Last-minute Reprieve - but Not Freedom From Netanyahu's Power

Top journalists say Netanyahu's life raft to TV station gives him even greater sway over media.

The dismissal letters to about 500 employees were already in their final stages, the channel's broadcast schedule was adding a spot warning about its closure, and the station's top executives began preparing viewers for the farewell. Then the prime minister reshuffled the cards.