Why there is no mainstream investigative journalism about the Israel lobby

Why there is no mainstream investigative journalism about the Israel lobby

http://mondoweiss.net/2010/03/why-there-is-no-mainstream-investigative-journalism-about-the-israel-lobby.html

Philip Weiss:

“In the Israel lobby case we have an allegation now several years old that is way more serious than the Catholic scandal: the allegation that the forcible conflation of American and Israeli interests… is damaging our country’s reputation. It is a form of corruption as deep… and “cultural” as the Catholic mess Moss-Coane is investigating, but this time the broker-journalists are implicated in the culture. The former executive editor of the New York Times, Max Frankel, is vetting editorials to protect the Jewish state; my old newspaper the New York Observer is telling me to take a hike because I want to write about the Israel lobby; the Atlantic is killing Walt and Mearsheimer; Wolf Blitzer and Dan Senor used to work for the lobby and are now all over cable; and Jeff Goldberg used to be an Israeli soldier and is interviewed on Meet the Press by David Gregory, who is studying Hebrew. Ethan Bronner’s son goes into the IDF, and Bronner is the …

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