Netanyahu’s invective against the media started long ago. Some have compared Netanyahu to US President Donald Trump, who has called journalists “enemies of the people.”
“What do you mean I’m an antisemite? My wife is Jewish!”
Yasser Murtaja, 31, was killed while covering Friday's protests in Gaza.
It is this one-sidedness and lack of truth that is helping Netanyahu. Israel, though, is losing.
Will Communications Minister Ayoub Kara not just successfully prevent Channel 20 from shutting down, but also change policies to allow the right-wing channel to broadcast news?
Communications Minister Ayoub Kara vows channel will stay on the air.
"If they want to open their mouths, they can do it at the dentist," said Communications Minister Ayoub Kara to The Jerusalem Post about Qatari-funded international news channel Al Jazeera.
"30, 50, 70 percent of the advertising pages" in Israel Hayom are government-bought, according to Yediot Aharonot publisher Amnon Mozes.
Karam had been threatened with having his credentials lifted due to an interview he gave to the Muslim Brotherhood television station in May.
"Making the press into the enemy of the nation is anti-democratic," Dalia Dorner said.