Vol. 10 No. 2 , 2003
Media and the Second Intifada
Recent events signal that it is possible to detect a light at the end of the dark tunnel of Israeli-Palestinian relations. The light appeared with the public delivery of the Road Map peace plan to the Palestinians and Israelis in May. Since then, the Israeli and the Palestinian prime ministers have met twice in Jerusalem, and the Palestinian and Israeli governments have voted to accept the plan, which calls for the establishment of a Palestinian state by 2005. Moreover, the Israeli prime minister has finally had the courage to state that, "The occupation must end. The occupation cannot continue indefinitely. It is impossible to continue to rule over more than three million Palestinians. The idea that we can continue this occupation is terrible for ourselves, the economy and the Palestinians." This was the prelude for a summit meeting between the Israeli and Palestinian prime ministers, Ariel Sharon and Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), and US President George W. Bush.
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Table of Contents
  1. Challenges of the Road Map ( )

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  2. Focus
  3. Effects of the Conflict on the Palestinian Media ( )
    The second Intifada has stifled freedom of expression in the Palestinian press.
    By Mohammed Daraghmeh Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  4. Enemies of Israel: The Foreign Press and the Second Intifada ( )
    Confronting political and logistical difficulties in the search for the truth
    By Charles Enderlin Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  5. Israeli Media: Serving the “Patriotic” Cause ( )
    Despite its claims, the Israeli press is far from "free".
    By Ata Qaymari Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  6. 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 Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  7. 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 Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  8. Press Reporting During the Intifada: Palestinian Coverage of Jenin ( )
    The consequences of politically driven reporting.
    By Mohammed Dajani Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  9. 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 Husam Madhoun Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  10. 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 Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  11. The News Media and the Second Intifada ( )
    The Israeli and Palestinian medias have tended to promote conflict not reconciliation.
    By Gadi Wolfsfeld Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  12. Interview
  13. Broadcasting and Bias ( )
    An Interview with the BBC s Middle East bureau chief, Andrew Steel
    By Andrew Steele Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  14. Roundtable
  15. 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
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  16. Viewpoint
  17. Explaining the Road Map ( )
    The UN's Special Coordinator in the region spells out his expectations for the Road Map
    By Terje Roed-Larsen Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  18. 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 Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  19. Images in the Eye of the Camera ( )

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  20. Book Review
  21. Scrutinizing the Mandate ( )
    A review of Tom Segev‘s book "One Palestine, Complete" by Dan Leon.
    By Dan Leon Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  22. Culture, Literature and the Arts
  23. The Arab in Israeli Drama and Theatre ( )

    By Dan Urian Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  24. The Novels of Sahar Khalifeh ( )

    By Nazih Abu-Nidal Vol. 10 No. 2 2003
  25. Documents
  26. The Road Map ( )

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  27. Chronology of Events
  28. January 1, 2003 to April 1, 2003 ( )
    Edited by Najat Hirbawi
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  29. Economics
  30. Averting Total Collapse ( )
    An extract from the World Bank's March report on the Palestinian economy.
    Vol. 10 No. 2 2003