National Post Launches New Online Channel, 'Israel and the Middle East'
Posted: 10/10/2012  |  By: Press Release | Postmedia
October 10, 2012 (Toronto, ON) – The National Post is pleased to announce a new online channel in the World section of nationalpost.com – Israel and the Middle East. The new section features in-depth coverage, photos and video from The Media Line (TML), an American news agency specializing in coverage of the Middle East region. National Post is the exclusive Canadian source for The Media Line coverage.

“TML’s outstanding reputation for reporting from the streets of the Middle East allows us to further expand our coverage from this region,” said Douglas Kelly, Publisher, National Post. “Our readers have a keen interest in the many issues facing Israel and the entire Middle East and this new channel will deepen the reader experience with more in-depth and breaking news as it’s happening.”

TML’s coverage includes news from Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and many other Middle Eastern nations. Primarily available on naitonalpost.com, select stories from Israel and the Middle East will also be included in the print edition of the National Post.
 
“The Middle East is one of the most sensitive and nuanced areas of the world,” said Felice Friedson, President and CEO, TML. “We are excited to be working exclusively with the National Post in Canada to tell the stories from the Middle East of interest to Canadians.”

About National Post
National Post is a division of Postmedia Network Inc., the largest publisher by circulation of paid English language daily newspapers in Canada, representing some of the country’s oldest and best known media brands. Reaching millions of Canadians every week, Postmedia Network engages readers and offers advertisers and marketers integrated solutions to effectively reach target audiences through a variety of print, online, digital, and mobile platforms.

About The Media Line
The Media Line™ (TML) is a unique non-profit news organization established to enhance and balance media coverage in the Middle East, promote independent reporting in the region, and break down barriers to understanding in the Arab and Israeli journalism communities. For more information, visit www.themedialine.org.