Analysis || Israel's censorship laws shine a spotlight instead of hushing up the blunder
Government censorship in modern times - be it in Israel, Syria or Iran - becomes a pathetic attempt to turn back the clock to a time before WikiLeaks, Facebook and Twitter, and before bloggers who don't give two hoots about the censor.
I imagined yesterday that I met Mossad chief Tamir Pardo and that I tried to persuade him to remove himself for a day or two from the cloak and dagger world he lives in, from the whiskey and cigar-smoke shrouded discussions he attends - and to connect to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram instead. I just wanted him to discover how the media works in this day and age, how ordinary people live - people who aren't...
Like us on Facebook and get articles directly in your news feed