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Time For An Israeli Satellite News Channel?

by Mike Fegelman

Ajz_1F24Last month Al Jazeera launched an all-English news channel to compete with CNN, BBC and other major international news players. Today France TV launched its own 24-hour news channel to present the world through French eyes. Will Israel follow suit with a station that presents the news from a uniquely Israeli point-of-view?

At least one man believes a satellite news channel presenting the Jewish and Israeli points of view is a necessity. Writing in the Jerusalem Post, the JCPA‘s Isi Liebler says:

"The creation of a global TV channel promoting a Jewish viewpoint must now assume the highest priority. The need for such a vehicle is not merely to provide a more balanced viewpoint on Israeli and Jewish issues. An equally important requirement is to ensure that Jewish youngsters are provided with an alternative to the anti-Israel offensives that now saturate European and Western media.

The time for action is now. The organization taking the initiative to launch such a project would be making a historic contribution on behalf of the embattled Jewish people of the 21st century."

Read the full article here.

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