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Israel gets neutral mention in Dagsavisen

Israel gets quite a lot of coverage in the Norwegian media, and it’s rarely positive. Today Dagsavisen gives Israel a refreshingly neutral mention. The article “Entrepreneurship” is on the level of entrepreneurship, and the gender distribution of entrepreneurs, in Norway,…

DAGSAVISEN GIVES GERSTENFELD ‘FAIR GO’

Dagsavisen is a struggling Norwegian daily traditionally associated with the Labor movment, unions and party. It is a newspaper which can be counted on to support the red-green coalition government in Norway. Today it gives Israeli academic Manfred Gerstenfeld a…

More talkbacks on Israel than on Afghanistan

Above we see Dagsavisen’s article “Norwegian soldier killed by road-bomb in Afghanistan” by journalist Nils-Inge Kruhaug. Obviously this is highly relevant news for Norwegian readers. There are approximately 600 Norwegian soldiers in Afghanistan and their families and friends are worried…

Anti-Semitism and Israeli Haiti-aid

Jerusalem Post reports Anti-Semitism in Europe highest since WWII. “Classical anti-Semitism is changing, and it’s been replaced with a new anti-Semitism, which takes its shape in the form of unbridled attacks against the idea of a Jewish state” stated a spokesman…

Norway media slow to acknowledge Israeli criticism

Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre has been welcomed to Israel with sharply critical articles in both Jerusalem Post and Haaretz, which already have attracted furious talkbacks from upset Norwegians who are unaccustumed to seeing their country criticised. Meanshile the Norwegian…