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  • Dr. Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler Dr. Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler
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  • Of Whistleblowers and Leakers

    May 31, 2012 | Dr. Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler

    On May 30th, 2012 Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein announced his intention to indict Haaretz journalist Uri Blau on charges of aggravated espionage for his role in the Anat Kamm affair. IDI Senior Researcher Dr. Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler, head of the Institute's Media Reform Project, responds to this decision.

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  • Privacy in an Era of Change

    Year: 2012
    Editor: Dr. Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler

    Edited by IDI Research Fellow Dr. Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler, this book contains five essays that reflect the many faces of the right to privacy and the transition that this right is undergoing today.

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  • Regulation of Electronic Communications Services in Israel

    Year: 2009
    Author: Yizhar Tal, Dina Ivry-Omer

    A policy paper that calls for the establishment of an independent, professional communications authority in Israel that will be charged with the regulation of both telecommunications and broadcasting (television and radio) in Israel.

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  • Information Wants to Be Free

    Implementing the Freedom of Information Act in Israel

    Year: 2008
    Author: Yonatan Arbel, Dr. Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler
    Supervisor: Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer

    A policy paper that explores Israel’s Freedom of Information Act from a theoretical, doctrinaire, comparative, practical and empirical perspective in order to provide a complete and thorough understanding of the impact of the Act, its modes of implementation, and the difficulties (and successes) that it has encountered.

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  • Cross Ownership-Control and Competition in the Israeli Media

    Economic and Legal Aspects and Their Impact on the Israeli Democracy

    Year: 2003
    Author: Prof. Yaron Ezrahi, Zohar Goshen, Shmuel Leshem

    This book deals with one of the central weaknesses of the Israeli democracy: cross ownership in the commercial media. Our aim is not only to conduct a critical examination of the existing situation and assess its damaging effects but also to explore possible remedies.

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  • Multi-Channel Television in Israel: The Public Aspect

    Year: 2001
    Author: Prof. Yaron Ezrahi, Zohar Goshen, Hanny Comaneshter

    A policy paper that explores the question of how can we safeguard the interests of the public - and not only those of the television channels and the bodies that finance them - in an era of multichannel television?

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  • Reforms in Public Broadcasting

    Year: 1997
    Author: Prof. Yaron Ezrahi, Omri Ben-Shachar, Rachel Lael

    This policy paper analyses the question of public broadcasting in Israel and asserts that it is necessary for Israel to have an independent public broadcasting system, devoid of political and economic pressures. It proposes a reform that outlines a structure and defines possible funding sources for this type of public broadcasting system.

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