Getting the full picture
August 13, 2014 17:15
Aspiring reporters from abroad discover Israel during war; hailing from Brazil, Hungary, France, Canada, US, group of students, some already working in the media, take part in three-week program.
Journalism students pose for a photo at the offices of Galei Israel radio station..
While it is common knowledge that much of mainstream news coverage of Israel is fraught with controversy, especially during times of war and conflict, there is a new journalism internship program in Israel that is trying to change the often one-sided reporting.Amid rockets, sirens and Iron Dome interceptions, six aspiring international journalists made their way across Israel, learning to read the country in the midst of a war. Hailing from Brazil, Hungary, France, Canada and the US, the group of student journalists, some already working in the media world, participated in a unique three-week journalism program called Get to News.