Slippery Slope

Notes From a Crumbling Democracy

Archive for the ‘Raviv Drucker’ tag

Media: January 1, 2012

without comments

Channel 10 CEO Yossi Varshavsky has publicly confirmed for the first time that he was offered debt postponement for the channel in exchange for the firing of journalist Raviv Drucker.

(Hebrew)

Written by The Site's Team

January 1st, 2012 at 10:59 pm

Political: November 8, 2011

without comments

The request of TV Channel 10 to postpone the payments of its debt has been rejected, after the Government imposed “coalition discipline” in the voting at a Knesset Economic Affairs Committee session. Yesterday Channel 10 officials claimed  that they received messages from aids to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, which said that Channel 10 would receive financial assistance to help hit survive, if they fire the reporter Raviv Drucker.

(Hebrew)

previous report

Written by The Site's Team

November 8th, 2011 at 11:27 pm

Political: November 7, 2011

without comments

Sources within Channel 10 claim they received messages from people close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stating that the channel would receive financial relief enabling it to continue operating if [political commentator] Raviv Drucker were to be fired.

(Hebrew)

Written by The Site's Team

November 7th, 2011 at 9:31 pm