Benjamin Netanyahu Wants to Overhaul Israels Judicial System—Its Media, Too

From CJR’s The Media Today by Jon Allsop headlined “Benjamin Netanyahu wants to overhaul Israels judicial system. Its media, too.”:

Seven years ago, Amit Schejter, a professor of communication studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, gave a talk accusing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of an assault on what Schejter called “four pillars” that provide a check on the Israeli government: the court system, academia, cultural institutions, and the media. “This is what is happening now,” Schejter recalls saying. “Netanyahu is trying to create a political system where there is no criticism of government actions.”