-Although Israeli-Arabs make up 19% of the population, their representation in the media stands at only 1%. For example in TV â€œChannel 2â€? â€œonly 0.55% of the items broadcast by the channel featured Arabs.â€? (Ynet)
-Israelâ€™s HOT, which has nearly two-thirds of Israel’s cable and satellite audience, will be replacing CNN with Al-Jazeera’s English channel. (The Jerusalem Post)
-Shlomi Barzel argues that the recent episode of Israeli press censorship (over the Israeli air attack on Syria) shows the parties acting reasonably well. (Haaretz)
-But Gideon Levy disagrees: â€œThe Israeli media have unconditionally given themselves up to the smoke screen. It is not the media’s job to weigh the considerations of war; their job is to report.â€? (Haaretz)
-Former IDF Chief of Staff Yaalon has accused the media of protecting politicians who adopt pro-withdrawal policies. (Israel National News)
-Does the New York Times Magazine â€œhave a Jewish problem” about both the facts and the message? Or do â€œthe articles reflect, accurately, a fundamental trend within the Jewish worldâ€?? (NJ Jewish News)
Pronounced: moe-SHEH, Origin: Hebrew, Moses, whom God chooses to lead the Jews out of Egypt.