By James Rodgers
Tied through heritage, politics, and religion to all corners of the globe, the Israeli-Palestinian clash fascinates and infuriates humans the world over. in line with new archive study and unique interviews, Headlines from the Holy Land explains why this fiercely contested zone exerts this type of pull over major correspondents and diplomats.
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Truce negotiations are held up because of the difﬁculty in contacting the outside world. 99 One wonders what he might have been able to tell without the censorship. His report seems remarkably matter-of-fact and lacking in colour. If Jerusalem was indeed ‘virtually isolated’, then perhaps he had the potential for a scoop – a potential that ended with the censor. It is interesting, though, to note that Smith feels able to refer to ‘Arab 75s’ without further explanation. I suppose, after checking, that he means 75mm artillery shells.
As the Mandate came to an end, foreign correspondents found themselves chroniclers of the year that was to shape the modern Middle East. While attempts over the last few years at making peace have focused on Reporting from the Ruins 27 solutions based on the borders as they were in 1967, it is 1948 which looms largest in the stories that the two peoples – the Israelis and the Palestinians – tell of themselves. The year is a starting point in two sharply contrasting national narratives, the existence of which makes reporting this conﬂict so complex.
In any case, it seems now the forerunner of future disputes between the Israeli authorities and those who arrive to report on the country. Hollingworth, whatever her reason for deciding to use part of her story to highlight the Jewish Agency’s ‘misrepresentations and distortions’, does not spare the other parties to the conﬂict in this respect. 97 Hollingworth, one imagines, would be a spin doctor’s nightmare today. Having excoriated the Jewish and Arab sources, she then turns her attention to the British ofﬁcials.
Headlines from the Holy Land: Reporting the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict by James Rodgers