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Pro-Israel advocates lobbied media chiefs over coverage, according to a new book by John Lyons, former Middle-East correspondent for The Australian

Pro-Israel advocates in Australia targeted three journalists, new book claims (Guardian)
John Lyons says he was put under constant pressure when covering the Middle East for the Australian, and so were ABC reporters Sophie McNeill and Peter Cave (July 29)

Bob Carr says former ALP colleague tried to silence him over Israel settlements (SMH)
Carr says early in the 2016 federal election campaign, Mark Dreyfus, a former attorney-general and member for the Victorian seat of Isaacs, along with the member for Melbourne Ports, Michael Danby, sought a meeting with wealthy businessman Huang Xiangmo (July 31)

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Australian coverage of the Middle-East (ABC)
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