Politicians Call the Shots for Israel's 'Free' Press

In Israel – not in Turkey, not in Syria, not in Egypt and not in North Korea – the prime minister’s gopher reaches agreement with a party in the ruling coalition about when and how and if the board chairman of an independent, commercial media organization will or will not take office.

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The “crisis” between Shas and Likud, which played out mainly in the media but barely caused a ripple in the relevant arenas – the Knesset plenum and its committees – officially ended on Wednesday: Head of the...