Tag Archive for Norwegian Media

Headlines in the Norwegian media

Aim and method: What is the extent of Norwegian interest in Israel? To what extent do Norwegian media cover Israel? This rough survey consists of counting headlines in the indexing service of www.webavisen.no. Webavisen lists headlines and stories from 240…

Boycott Israel. Speed up the dialogue.

While most newspapers are struggling, Morgenbladet actually reports an increase in sales. This weeks’ edition of Morgenbladet (February 20-26th) runs a full page article under the title “Boycott Israel. Speed up the dialogue”. The article is written by Hege Ramson, a member…

20.02.09 Aftenposten: Latest ten articles on Israel…

  Hamas – back or forth? (14.02 2009) Russian rocket system pawn in game over Iran’s nuclear program (18.02 2009) Israeli chemist charged with sale of cyanide (18.02 2009) Six wounded in Israeli attacks on Gaza-strip (14.02 2009) Israel’s ethnic predicament (13.02 2009) Hamas promises…

Jews blamed for financial crisis

The Norwegian News Agency (NTB) today reports in Aftenposten. Jews blamed for financial crisis Israel’s war on the Gazastrip is not the only cause for increasing antisemitism. Jews are increasingly being blamed for the financial crisis. During an international conference…

Iran to purchase Russian rockets

The Norwegian News Agency (NTB) today reports in several Norwegian newspapers (here VG) that Iran is looking to purchase S-300 anti-aircraft rockets from Russia. Iran is furthermore to request assistance in maintaining and renewing the less modern Tor-M1 rockets, according…

Lady of peace

Norway’s leading business newspaper Dagens Næringsliv runs a two-page interview with the new leader for the Committee for Palestine, Mrs.Line Khateeb. The interview is titled “Lady of peace” and is a cordial affair where Mrs. Khateeb expresses concern over the…

What killed my baby brother?

I take a break from translating the article “Israel’s ethnic predicament”, heat up some noodles, and turn on the television. What I see on the screen is a re-run of the programme “Who killed my baby brother”, a NRK production  on…

Israel’s ethnic predicament

Israel’s ethnic predicatment PER A. CHRISTIANSEN  (From Aftenposten 13.02.09)Israel’s election of a new national constituency confirms that the conflict with the Palestinians has changed character. A CORNERSTONE  of the programme of right-wing extremist Avigdor Liebermann was the demand for an oath…

Claims war was futile

From Aftenposten 11.02.09. The article builds on an article by Gershon Baskin in the Jerusalem Post. Israelwhat will verify the status of Mr.Gershon Baskin before translating more of the article. —–Excerpt begins Neither strategically nor politically have the Israelis achieved…

Hate enough for all

Norwegian author Niels Chr. Geelmuyden writes a co-ed in Aftenposten on February 10th under the title “Hate enough for all”.  The article opens with the author telling us that the one time in his life he has received a death…

No supplies on the Tali

Norwegian media reported yesterday on the Israeli seizure of the supply ship, the Tali, alledgedly on its way to Gaza with 60 tons of much-needed supplies. After inspecting the ship in Ashdod, the IDF reports to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz…