Israel to Revamp Press Management

"Advice to the new hasbara (public affairs / communications) czar"
by Anshel Pfeffer in The Jerusalem Post 12 July 2007

"On Sunday 8 July, the (Israeli) government approved the proposal to set up a national hasbara office to coordinate the communications efforts of all ministries and decide upon a joint national media strategy. It's still not totally clear exactly what the powers of the new office will be. It will operate in the Prime Minister's Office, but will it be able to give orders to government spokesmen? Is it no more than a hollow plan aimed at assuaging the chronic critics of Israel's media operation? " Read it all:

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