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Supervisor of PA media honored for “the role that the official media plays" in support of terrorists and their families, including salaries
"Assaf emphasized that the Martyrs are more honorable than all of us, and that they and their families and the prisoners and their families constitute a Palestinian red line."
Independent Palestinian news agency reports on arrest of journalist by PA security forces
Headline: “The arrest of journalist Al-Fakhouri – there are no freedoms under the roof of the [PA] Security Forces headquarters” “Journalist Thaer Al-Fakhouri from Hebron has been detained in the [PA] Preventive Security Forces headquarters in Hebron since Wednesday [July 24, 2019]… and this...”
PA security forces continue to detain Palestinian journalist
Headline: “The Palestinian [PA] Security [Forces] are continuing the detention of journalist Thaer Al-Fakhouri” “The Palestinian [PA] Preventive Security [Forces] are continuing to hold journalist Thaer Al-Fakhouri from Hebron in detention for a fourth day, as the Palestinian Magistrate’s Court in...”
PA spokesman at media conference: “it is important the Palestinian media be clean of a discourse of hate and violence… as the world is monitoring what is published in our Palestinian media outlets”
"The world is monitoring what is published in our Palestinian media outlets and our media discourse"
PA daily op-ed writer ‘apologizes’ for op-ed in which he called US special envoy a “mongoloid”
Op-ed by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: "Love, peace, and apology" "A friend asked me about the misunderstanding that arose among some of the relatives of people that suffer from Down Syndrome and the workers and administrators of the special schools and..."
Facebook reinstates Fatah Information Commission’s Facebook page
Text posted on the Facebook page of the Fatah Commission of Information, Culture, and Ideology Posted text: “Following correspondence with the Facebook management in Dubai, we have succeeded in restoring the page of the [Fatah] Commission of Information, Culture, and Ideology – the official page...”
Facebook closes official page of Fatah’s Commission of Information
Headline: “Facebook management closes the page of the Fatah Movement’s Commission of Information” “As part of the attack on the Palestinian National Liberation Movement – Fatah, yesterday evening [Feb. 27, 2019] Facebook management closed the page of the [Fatah] Commission of Information, Culture,...”
PLO official discusses TV cooperation with Syrian minister, "condemned the joint terrorism of the Zionist entity and the dark groups (ISIS and Jabhat Al-Nusra)"
Headline: “Ambassador Abd Al-Hadi briefs the Syrian Minister of Information on the recent Palestinian developments” “Director-General of the PLO Political Department [in Syria] Ambassador Anwar Abd Al-Hadi discussed the recent developments in the Palestinian cause yesterday [Feb. 27, 2019] with...”
PA media supervisor: “Zionism [is] acting to seize exclusive ownership of Jerusalem through a false narrative that is not supported by history and is also not supported by the [archeological] excavations”
“General Supervisor of the [PA] Official Media [with the rank of] minister [and General Supervisor of Fatah-run Awdah TV] Ahmad Assaf said that ‘The focus on Jerusalem and what takes place in it is at the heart of our national priorities and at the heart of our defense of the national enterprise.’...”
Palestinian media signs agreement with Syrian media
Headline: “A cooperation agreement was signed between the official Palestinian [PA] media and its Syrian counterpart” “General Supervisor of the [PA] Official Media [with the rank of] minister Ahmad Assaf yesterday (Sunday) [Jan. 13, 2019] signed with Syrian Minister of Information Imad Sara… on a...”
Dec. 2018 poll: Viewership habits of Palestinians
Q: "From among the following satellite news stations, which one you watched most during the last two months?" Al Jazeera TV - 20% Al Aqsa TV - 14% Maan TV - 12% Palestine TV - 12% Palestine Today - 12% Al Mayadeen - 5% Al Quds TV - 5% Al Arabiya - 4% Note: “These are the results of the latest poll...”
Dec 27, 2018
Palestinian Journalists' Syndicate calls on all Palestinian media outlets "to settle accounts with anyone who has participated in a visit to and any activity of normalization with the occupying entity"
Headline: “The [Palestinian] Journalists’ Syndicate supports Koul Al-Arab’s decision” “The Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate expressed its support for the decision of the management of the magazine Koul Al-Arab, which is published in the French capital Paris, to fire journalist Khaled Zaghloul...”
Dec 23, 2018
PA TV to open office in Damascus, in cooperation with Syrian Ministry of Information
“Director-General of the PLO Political Department [in Syria] Anwar Abd Al-Hadi discussed the developments in Palestine and the recent political developments yesterday [Nov. 14, 2018] with Syrian Minister of Information Imad Sara. During their meeting, which was held at the [Syrian] Ministry of...”
Nov 15, 2018
PA TV reports on Israeli army's destruction of Hamas' Al-Aqsa TV studio, calling it "a war crime"
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on Israel bombing Hamas’ Al-Aqsa TV station building in the Gaza Strip on Nov. 12, 2018, hosting Director of the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate Nasser Abu Bakr Official PA TV host: “Mr. Nasser, three warning rockets, and after them three rockets...”
Nov 13, 2018
Final moments as Hamas TV receives Israel's warning to evacuate before TV station destroyed
WAFA - official PA news agency: "Israeli planes fired three missile alerts, before F16 planes targeted with at least three missiles the Al-Quds TV headquarters, destroying it completely... No injuries were reported." (Nov. 12, 2018) (Boom of Israel's 1st warning is heard) Expert on security and...
Nov 12, 2018
Official PA agency reports on Israeli army's desctruction of Hamas' Al-Aqsa TV studio
Published by the English edition of WAFA, the official PA news agency Headline: "Israeli shelling completely destroys al-Aqsa TV headquarters in Gaza" "GAZA, Monday, November 12, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli warplanes shelled the headquarters of al-Aqsa TV in the city of Gaza, the official Hamas-run..."
Nov 12, 2018
Al-Hayat Al-Jadida belongs to the PA “presidential institution” and is part of the official media
Headline: “Al-Hayat Al-Jadida celebrates 24 [years] and prepares to mark its silver anniversary in a period of innovation” “The [official PA] daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida began as a publicly traded company and afterwards moved to the ownership of the Al-Bahr company, which is one of the companies that...”
Nov 3, 2018
PA TV deliberately stopped broadcast when Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon took the floor at the UN
Official PA TV broadcast live from the session dealing with the Palestinian issue at the UN Security Council meeting on Oct. 18, 2018. When Israel's Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, started his speech, PA TV ended its broadcast. UN Security Council representative: “We will now turn to the...”
Oct 18, 2018
July 2018 poll: 39% of Palestinians depend on social media as a source of news
"The poll showed that the majority of respondents, 39.3% depend on social media as a source of news, followed by 28% who depend on television, 17.3% who depend on news websites, 7.4% on radio and 1.4% on newspapers." Note: “A public opinion poll conducted by the Jerusalem Media and Communication...”
Aug 6, 2018
Official PA media is not free and is part of the "struggle"
Official PA TV Programs Division Director Nizar Al-Ghoul: “PA TV is not television just for entertainment and passing time. We are interested in the news item, interested in mobilizing for the struggle, interested in the content of the message that we present. PA TV is a central part of the full...”
Aug 5, 2018