Jewish Journalism Struggles to Survive

(Shalom Hartman Institute) Alan D. Abbey and Max Moser - Diaspora Jewish media outside North America believe that their role is to support their communities and Israel, and not be critical of them, while American Jewish media hew closely to Western norms of detached observers eager to uncover problems. Other than in English-speaking countries, diaspora Jewish journalists are cataloguing the slow but inevitable decline of their communities, while facing rising anti-Semitism at home. Alan D. Abbey founded, the English-language website of Yediot Ahronot, and was executive vice president for electronic publishing at the Jerusalem Post.

2018-06-22 00:00:00

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