February 25, 2014
Water issues in the West Bank *date tentative*
||Following the row at the Knesset due to the speech of the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schultz, we will look into the water issue from a closer perspective...
You need a “fixer”, or you’ve got 2 free hours & want to see the ‘hot spots’ in Jerusalem…. You’re on deadline, and you need a quote, a photo, a quick interview or a little background – but lost that note with the guy’s number…. You need to get to Bethlehem or Sderot – but your car’s in the shop…. You just need a quiet place to log on and file the story – but your Internet connection's dead….
Support and Services for Foreign Journalists
Information * Access * Materials
MediaCentral is an independent media-liaison organization offering a friendly place to work in downtown Jerusalem, with free services including:
WiFi access & printer/fax facilities, etc.
Primary sources (experts, analysts, interviewees, materials)
References / contacts – photographers, translators, drivers, guides, etc.
Field Tours to locations of interest – Sderot, Golan & the North, Security Barrier, etc.
Updates, briefings, analysis – in a range of languages
Translations of breaking news and critical materials
Drop-in lounge with coffee/tea/drinks & snacks
Wide-screen TVs with continual news feeds
Helping hand services/info – logistics, contracts, what’s hot, what’s not
Every Thursday - MediaCentral's TGIT! "Thank Goodness It's Thursday" end of the week gatherings every Thursday at 4pm (with wine & cheese, beer & snacks) - with occasional briefings on various topics (TBA).
MediaCentral can be your 'base-camp' in Jerusalem. We take an open, direct and needs-based approach to serving you, in cooperation with both Israeli and Palestinian partners from the government and NGO sectors. Initiated by Honest Reporting, our goal is to promote impartial and comprehensive coverage; confident that accuracy is Israel’s best ally, we aim to simply help you achieve your goals of understanding and reporting the facts and providing insightful analysis.
MediaCentral wants to make your job easier; to find more info and let us know what you need, drop by or call, or go to www.m-central.org.
We're here to help.
8 Harav Kook St. Jerusalem Tel: 02-623-2344 Fax: 02-624-0599
Media Services Coordinators:
Smadar Bakovic - 054-658-2344; email@example.com
Jonny Perl- 054-678-2346;
Idele Ross - 050-843-6667;
Aryeh Green – 054-648-2344; firstname.lastname@example.org