Friday, April 22, 2005

the media

http://www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=80703


Chief of Staff: Israeli Media Shallow, Ignorant and Unethical
19:38 Apr 21, '05 / 12 Nisan 5765

IDF Chief of Staff Liut.-Gen. Moshe Ya’alon attacked Israel’s media Wednesday, calling its members "shallow, ignorant, unethical and beholden to manipulative foreign interests." link for continuation

Years ago, when I used to host numerous foreign journalists, I got to know an editor of a big paper who told me that whenever he needs to hire a new writer he tried not to get those who studied journalism, because they don't know anything. He prefered those who studied history and other similar subjects, because anyone can be taught to write, but he wasn't about to teach them world history, geography etc.

Guess he's a rare bird.

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