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Editorial Board

Adnan Abdelrazek

Danny Rubinstein

Sam'an Khoury

Daniel Bar-Tal

Galia Golan

Gershon Baskin

Hind Khoury

Edy Kaufman

Ata Qaymari

Benjamin Pogrund

Nafez Nazzal

Dan Jacobson

Jumana Jaouni

Moshe Maoz

Munther Dajani

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani

Izhak Schnell

Lucy Nusseibah

Meir Margalit

Menachem Klein

Ali Abu Shahla

Ilan Baruch

Hanna Siniora

Yehudit Oppenheimer

Mossi Raz

Susie Becher

Frances Raday

Media and the Second Intifada
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Table of Contents


  • Challenges of the Road Map

  • Effects of the Conflict on the Palestinian Media
          The second Intifada has stifled freedom of expression in the Palestinian press.
         by Mohammed Daraghmeh

  • Enemies of Israel: The Foreign Press and the Second Intifada
          Confronting political and logistical difficulties in the search for the truth
         by Charles Enderlin

  • Israeli Media: Serving the “Patriotic” Cause
          Despite its claims, the Israeli press is far from "free".
         by Ata Qaymari

  • All the News that Fits: The Israeli Media and the Second Intifada
          The Israeli media, with some exceptions, have provided a one-sided, partial, censored and biased picture of reality.
         by Daniel Dor

  • The Media’s Depiction of War and Media Wars
          Examining the postive and negative repercussions of satellite TV coverage of the war in Iraq
         by Abdel Karim Samara

  • Press Reporting During the Intifada: Palestinian Coverage of Jenin
          The consequences of politically driven reporting.
         by Mohammed Dajani

  • The Intifada, Hasbara and the Media
          A critical look at the constraints and bias shaping mainstream media with regard to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
         by Anthony Lowstedt and by Husam Madhoun

  • Intifada Live: Arab Satellite TV Coverage of the Al-Aqsa Intifada
          The emergence of transnational Arab satellite TV, particularly al Jazeera, has revolutionised coverage of this conflict.
         by Khalil Rinnawi

  • The News Media and the Second Intifada
          The Israeli and Palestinian medias have tended to promote conflict not reconciliation.
         by Gadi Wolfsfeld

  • Broadcasting and Bias
          An Interview with the BBC s Middle East bureau chief, Andrew Steel
         interview with Andrew Steele

  • The Media and the Second Intifada
          A PIJ Roundtable with Amos Harel, Elias Zananiri, Ronni Shaked and Khaled Abu Aker. Simon Wilson, the BBC's senior Middle East producer, moderated

  • Explaining the Road Map
          The UN's Special Coordinator in the region spells out his expectations for the Road Map
         by Terje Roed-Larsen

  • How the Media Can Serve the Cause of Peace
          Journalists should separate propaganda from news, puncture stereotypes and end the focus on violence.
         by Danny Schechter

  • Images in the Eye of the Camera

    Book Review
  • Scrutinizing the Mandate
          A review of Tom Segev‘s book "One Palestine, Complete" by Dan Leon.
         by Dan Leon

  • Averting Total Collapse
          An extract from the World Bank's March report on the Palestinian economy.

  • The Arab in Israeli Drama and Theatre
         by Dan Urian

  • The Novels of Sahar Khalifeh
         by Nazih Abu Nidal

  • The Road Map

    Chronology of Events
  • January 1, 2003 to April 1, 2003
          Edited by Najat Hirbawi

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