For years, Israel’s Hebrew-speaking media was dominated by a relatively centrist, liberal press. During war times it swung more to the right, during periods of peace more to the left. But now overtly right-wing media figures like Segal, as well as partisan outlets owned by United States billionaire and Republican donor Sheldon Adelson, are increasingly normal. They proudly air their politics — and broadcast a more religious nationalist and populist agenda for Israel.
“Nobody believes in objectivity anymore.”