Journalists enter Gaza from Israel on Friday

Foreign journalists entered Gaza for the first time in many weeks without restrictions — at least, there were no restrictions either on their numbers, or where they go inside Gaza. The international press core based in Israel had fought for this right for months. They wrote to the authorities. They petitioned the Israeli Supreme Court. [&hell...

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Israel allows first "pool" of journalists inside Gaza

The Israeli government and its military allowed the first “pool” of journalists inside Gaza today — six from the list put together from the Foreign Press Association (FPA) in Israel, and two from a list compiled by Danny Seaman, Director of the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO), which is part of the Prime Minister’s Offi...

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A really bad EMBED report for members of the Foreign Press Association

Here — word for word — is a really dismal “pool report” from two Foreign Press Association members who agreed to enter Gaza “embedded” with the Israeli military. According to this report, they spoke only to the Israeli military. “embargoed until 8 pm Pool report by Charles Levinson WSJ and Ethan Bronner NYT

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