Model Trashes Israeli-Based Vocativ for Not Covering Gaza Battle


On Sunday evening Israeli-American model and television presenter Becky Griffin tweeted up a storm criticizing upstart news outlet Vocativ for its lack of Gaza battle coverage despite being a company owned by an Israeli mogul.

The Celebrate Israel host has long been critical of the Mati Kochavi-founded web outlet, which has boasted about its “deep-web” mining capabilities to find untold stories, via web chatter, about fascinating international issues.

Seeing no Israel stories on Vocativ’s front page this weekend, Griffin unleashed a torrent of tweets at the Vocativ founder’s daughter, Adi Kochavi — a writer and producer for the company — decrying the company’s non-coverage and mocking their actual accomplishments:

She looped in several other Israeli employees of Vocativ to express the same criticism:

UPDATE — 3:58 p.m. ET: While Vocativ articles on the Israel/Gaza conflict aren’t very prominent on the site’s homepage, they have this article up from shortly before we published Griffin’s tweets. There are also three other articles from between July 9 and today — none from over the weekend.

[Image via Becky Griffin/Twitter]

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