Matti Friedman, who worked for the AP as a reporter and editor in Jerusalem, witnessed from the inside how journalists approach the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. In two illuminating articles — published in The Atlantic and Tablet Magazine — he explores different facets of the problem. In this episode of the podcast, Elan Journo interviews Matti about his experience.
Is there a climate of self-censorship regarding Islam? Has fear led artists and writers to avoid discussion and criticism of Islam? What was the “cartoons crisis” actually about? (Recorded December, 2014.)
An interview with scholar Matthew Levitt on his book Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God.
An interview with scholar Efraim Karsh about his book Palestine Betrayed.