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The Political Economy of the News Media in Israel

  • Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies 1140 Amsterdam Ave. New York United States (map)

Two scandals involving media moguls and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are roiling politics in Israel. Guy Rolnik, founder of Israel’s leading financial newspaper, will discuss the nexus of politics, news, and big money in the country.

Supported by the generosity of the Appel, Kaye, and Radov families.

Guy Rolnik is an economics journalist and commentator. He is the founder of TheMarker - Israel’s leading business and economics newspaper. Rolnik is an award winning journalist that is credited with revolutionizing economics news in Israel and influencing legislators and regulators in advancing major economics reforms in the country. Rolnik is the recipient of the Sokolov Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism. He is a clinical professor of Strategic Management at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.