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accreditation denied whitout reason in jerusalem

Hi someone of you knows Sharon Gorbagi of GPO office in jerusalem?
I was in jerusalem last week and i had to cover the story of the Italian Minister D’alema in Israel.
I cannot did it because of this sour grapes lady…
I paid the fee, i filled everything i had to fill but my accredit is never arrived…
someone can help me to understand???
Please..
Thank a lot
Danilo

by Danilo Balducci at 2007-09-08 07:57:25 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) JERUSALEM , Israel | Bookmark | | Report spam→

hi Danilo
Had the same problem with her last summer…
Very strange girl..
Good Luck
Cyril

by Cyril Bitton | 08 Sep 2007 13:09 | Ravensbruck, Germany | | Report spam→
Cyril,
i will try again in november..i’ll let you know…
thanks and ciao Danilo

by Danilo Balducci | 08 Sep 2007 13:09 | JERUSALEM, Israel | | Report spam→
Cyril,
i think that they are tryng to reduce the number of freelance in the area..should be?

by Danilo Balducci | 08 Sep 2007 13:09 | JERUSALEM, Israel | | Report spam→
può essere…

Due to the proliferation of today’s media, you may represent a media outlet we are not familiar with. It is recommended you contact your local Israeli Embassy or Consulate or your national Embassy here in Israel. In such cases it is necessary to obtain a recommendation that you are a recognized journalist and they are familiar with your organization. Furthermore, it may be necessary to provide copies of your recently published work

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by [former member] | 08 Sep 2007 13:09 | Milan, Italy | | Report spam→
Yes it was strange. But you know i came with a letter and an acreditation from a magazine in France. But it did not help , the girl did not wanted to see it.
She said that i was not a salary man from this magazine because of my press card
mentionned i’m freelance…

by Cyril Bitton | 08 Sep 2007 14:09 | Ravensbruck, Germany | | Report spam→
They dislike freelancers generally I think. It’s their own loss, if they want to keep us sweet, be nice to us. If they don’t want to be nice to us, don’t expect us to be nice to them. Not that the GPO was ever a great source, but for some ministerial things you just have to jump though the hoops.

There were cases of ISMers getting press cards back in the early 2000s, which was not good news for anyone concerned, but I’m not in favour of this blanket ban.

by John Perkins | 09 Sep 2007 01:09 | Cairo, Egypt | | Report spam→

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Danilo Balducci, photojournalist Danilo Balducci
photojournalist
L'aquila , Italy
Cyril Bitton, Photojournalist Cyril Bitton
Photojournalist
Paris , France
John Perkins, Photographer John Perkins
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Cairo , Egypt ( CAI )


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