‘Gov’t must understand foreign media does’t work for it‘

04.05.2011                      30.Nisan, 5771                      Rosch Hodesch 1; Tag 15 des Omer


‘Gov’t must understand foreign media does't work for it'

Rapaport says critics would find plenty of positive news coverage of Israel in foreign television media if they look hard enough.

Hanani Rapaport, the new CEO of Israel's biggest news production firm, said the government needs to accept the fact that foreign media outlets do not work at its behest.
“Israel needs to understand. The foreign media do not work for the Foreign Ministry. Not for [Avigdor] Lieberman’s Foreign Ministry, and not for [leftwing politician] Yossi Beilin's Foreign Ministry,” Rapaport told the The Jerusalem Post during an interview at the Tel Aviv offices of his Jerusalem Capital Studios on Monday….