Brian Roberts is the CEO of Comcast which owns MSNBC. Roberts is Jewish and makes frequent trips to Israel to play squash in the Maccabee Games. He’s well connected with the Israeli leadership.
Main stream progressives and liberals like Chris Hayes and Rachel Maddow are pathetically gutless. Two people who are capable of a minor level of courage on Israel are Fareed Zakaria and Christiane Amanpour on CNN and CNN International respectively.
In New York City one of the major cable providers, Spectrum, owned by Charter Communications, does not offer, at any price, CNN International which does have some good people on Mideast coverage.
The power and reach of Sheldon Adelson and Rupert Murdoch is willfully ignored by most of the media. Also, undercovered is the courtship by Israel and its friends of right wing Christian Evangelicals.