media

Remembering Phil Blazer, broadcaster and Jewish activist

Blazer is survived by his wife, Kathy, his three sons and one daughter, and six grandchildren, as well as his two sisters and several nieces and nephews.

A still from the movie ‘1945’ showing the two Jewish protagonists at a railway station in rural Hung
New streaming service for fans of Jewish Cinema 'Chai Flicks' launches

After Netflix rejected recent offering of “1945,” Neil Friedman, Heidi Bogin-Oshuin, and Bill Weiner decided to launch Chai Flicks to keep Jewish films accessible to the public.

Sumner Redstone
Sumner Redstone, who built billion-dollar media empire, dies at 97

In his later years, Redstone found himself embroiled in a number of controversies.

By BEN HARRIS/JTA
13/08/2020
MICHAEL ALONI in his role as Akiva in the hit TV series ‘Shtisel’
Epic Israeli series ‘Beauty Queen of Jerusalem’ to feature ‘Shtisel’ star

Production is underway on what is being billed as one of the most ambitious Israeli TV series’ ever.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
13/08/2020
Israeli newspapers
A final media comment, but media scrutiny is more important than ever

The last 20 years have seen an awakening of public sensitivity to media issues in Israel and abroad.

By YISRAEL MEDAD , ELI POLLAK
12/08/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu consults on coronavirus with world leaders on July 29, 2020
No, Mr. Netanyahu, the Israeli media is not like North Korea's

Why does Benjamin Netanyahu think so ill of the media here?

Newspapers are seen for sale at a shop in Sydney, Australia, July 31, 2020.
Australia to make Facebook, Google pay for news in world first

Australia will force US tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google to pay Australian media outlets for news content to protect independent journalism.

By REUTERS
03/08/2020
Netanyahu lashes out at media: Worse than North Korea

In a furious broadside attack, Prime Minister Netanyahu accuses Israeli news outlets of ‘fueling’ protests in an effort to ‘trample on democracy.’

Why doesn't Israeli media care about public amid coronavirus crisis?

The bottom line is that Israel’s media have a responsibility, first and foremost to the public, in helping the government to protect us from the virus.

By YISRAEL MEDAD , ELI POLLAK
02/08/2020
Sandmann secures victory in $250m. defamation suit against Washington Post

The Covington Catholic High School student has filed eight claims in an overall $800m. suit.

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