Today a panel of expert media professionals meets to discuss and debate Israeli Media and its main issues and challenges in today’s complex world. The panel will take place at 05:00am EST/ 02:00am PST/ 12:00pm Local Israel Time in front of a live audience at the IDC Herzliya Campus plus simultaneous Web broadcast to thousands of global viewers. Panel members include Arad Nir, Head of Foreign News Desk and International Commentator, Channel 2 News, Israel ; David Horovitz, Editor-in-Chief, The Jerusalem Post ; and Marcus Sheff, Executive Director, Israel Office, The Israel Project.

General focus and discussion topics will be moderated by Leah Stern, IDC faculty member and former English TV news anchor in Israel who will lead the discussion to answer the following questions (and more):

Does media bias against Israel really exist or is it just a simple “blame game?”
Do people really want to stop hearing about Israel through the framework of the conflict?
Does living in a democratic society with free press help or hurt Israel?
How do visiting journalists in Israel view the current situation?
How do visiting journalists’ opinions about Israel evolve over time?

View the LIVE streaming after the bump…

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