Knesset meeting turns ugly over stalled IBC launch

The stormy three-hour meeting of the Knesset Economics committee repeatedly demonstrated the lack of foresight, professional know-how and sensitivity of ministers and MKs involved in legislating the new public broadcasting law.

The meeting was called to debate the joint decision taken by the Communications Ministry, headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Histadrut Chairman Avi Nissenkorn, to yet again delay the launch of the Israel Broadcasting Corporation, which is meant to replace the Israel Broadcasting Authority.


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