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Spectator - Anchorman in a Foreign ‘Land’


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/spectator_anchorman_in_a_foreign_land_20060224

For 40 years, Chaim Yavin was the symbol of objective journalism in Israel, the figure people looked up to in time of crisis, despair or political change. As the anchorman of Channel One's IBA news, for years the only legal TV network operating in the Israeli media arena, Yavin was the Israeli Walter Cronkite, the man behind the news.

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