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        11/14/2011, Cheshvan 17, 5772

      MK Bar-On: Firing without Reason a Sign of Politics


      The Knesset State Control Committee dealt, Monday, with about 30 notices of hearings sent to reporters, presenters and editors at Israel Broadcasting Authority.

      Committee Chairman Ronnie Bar-On noted that the reason for planned firings at the authority was not given to the affected people and that the authority management is completely out of touch with the journalists' union. He added that dismissal without reason or disclosure to the journalists' union is a sign of deep political involvement in the media