New eMagazine about Israel debuts on The History Channel NewsWatch highlights the breadth and depth of The Tower Magazine

For Immediate Release

August 16, 2013

Washington, D.C.– The Tower Magazine, an on-line magazine dedicated to in-depth coverage of Israel and the Middle East debuted on The History Channel with David Hazony, editor of The Tower Magazine, recently interviewed on the weekly edition of NewsWatch. The Tower Magazine provides a haven for deep-seeded analysis and long-form journalism, in contrast to the trend of superficial coverage invading media outlets across the spectrum.

“To truly understand the issues and stories that permeate the Middle East, a more in-depth and extended form of news is required,”NewsWatch host Andrew Tropeano said. “In a media environment the relies on sound bites and catchy headlines, The Tower Magazine is not only a breath of fresh air—but also a site that is the ultimate go-to for anything related to the Middle East… Each story is in-depth and rich with information.”

Hazony, a widely published international writer, became the magazine’s founding editor after spending the last two decades in Israel. In the monthly magazine, he brings together a group of journalists and experts with specialized knowledge to provide full exposes on the politics, culture, technology and conflict in the Middle East. The NewsWatch interview featuring Hazony was posted to YouTube and has already garnered thousands of hits.

“It’s not just about a conflict, it’s about really fascinating, diverse cultures, people and traditions that are trying to find a way to live,” Hazony said. “Through top notch writing and world-class photography, we give the readers an entry into the complexity of the Middle East.”

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The Israel Project (TIP) is a one-stop source for detailed and accurate information about Israel and the Middle East. It is a non-profit, independent, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Washington, DC, with an office in Jerusalem. Its multinational team collectively has decades of experience in media, government, policy institutes, research, academia and the military.

The Tower magazine is a digital, long-form monthly published by the Washington-based Israel Project and devoted exclusively to Israel and the Middle East. With essays and exposés ranging from 2,500 to 6,000 words, The Tower’s leading writers from around the globe explore the issues that are changing the world’s most challenging and exciting region. The Tower magazine is led by Editor David Hazony.

NewsWatch is a trusted source for breaking consumer, technology, travel, health, and entertainment news airing weekly on the ION Network and monthly on the History Channel. The program appears on more than 55 full-power broadcast stations and each edition is syndicated more than 240 times, reaching over 100 million households nationwide.

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