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Israel briefs reporters by text message

Posted by Admin on January 13, 2009

There’s a good summary of the difficulties of reporting on the current troubles in Gaza and Israel in yesterday’s Guardian. But the line that caught my eye was this one:

“This latter claim was made in a series of text messages to reporters from a spokesman for the Israel Defence Forces.”

Really? Does Israel brief the press by text message? Interesting …


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