Tag Archives: Arabs

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s death in the Mandate Palestine press

During the break I took from The Paper Dispatch this past month, I finally handed in my MA thesis (!) and took a short, celebratory trip to Istanbul. While there, it was hard to escape the figure and legacy of Mustafa … Continue reading

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A Mandate Palestine Censor’s Order (part two)

In my last post, I wrote about a British Censor’s Order, issued on 26th August, 1938 that required the Mandate Palestine press to base itself on an official bulletin when reporting on certain issues. These were British military or police maneuvers, and the … Continue reading

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Long before Prisoner X: A British Censor’s Order in Mandate Palestine

(From Palestine Post, 29th August, 1938, 1) If you take a selection of newspapers from the Mandate Palestine press published after the tail-end of August in 1938, you will notice something that they all have in common.

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Last night, next to the radios

A few weeks ago, I voted in my first Israeli election. On the days leading up to the event itself, as the results were published, and in the days that followed, I was glued to the internet, waiting for every … Continue reading

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A story of Jewish-Arab journalistic cooperation

For about 15 years from the mid-1930s onwards, Jewish and Arab journalists based in Tel Aviv and Jaffa worked together – somewhat in secret – to report the news.

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