Israeli's read the morning paper on Ben Yehuda Street. Israel’s new military censor, Col. Ariella Ben Avraham, has mandated expanded monitoring and censorship of Israeli media, requiring social media activists and bloggers to have 'security related content' vetted by the government.

Israel Issues New Directive To Its ‘Free Press’: ‘Censorship: The Freedom To Speak Responsibly!’

As Israel expands the scope of what might be considered a ‘security matter,’ the country’s bloggers and social media activists must now seek approval to publish almost anything any self-respecting journalist would hope to cover in a true democratic state.

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