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      Archive: 2/20/2014

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        2/20/2014, Adar 20, 5774

      Slomiansky: Best Thing Might Be to Close Down IBA

      The IBA is the government broadcaster responsible for TV station Channel One, and Israel Radio's seven radio stations. All Israelis who own a television, or who have a car (all of which are assumed to have radios) must pay a special annual tax to support the stations.

      Many Israelis complain that the IBA's broadcasts are left-leaning and do not represent their views.