A fight to remove politicians from public broadcasting

Israel Screenwriters’ Guild chairman Amit Lior made headlines in the Hebrew media in early November, when at a meeting of the Knesset Economics Committee convened to discuss the latest developments in the Israel Broadcasting Corporation/ Israel Broadcasting Authority saga, publicly tore up his son’s discharge papers from the army.

The action was in response to a statement by Prime Minister and Communications Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the whole matter of the IBC had slipped through his fingers because he had been preoccupied with Operation Preventive Edge.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/A-fight-to-remove-politicians-from-public-broadcasting-472438

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