Israeli media have no permanent correspondents in the Gaza Strip, but Israeli TV channels and newspapers often employ local Palestinian journalists as stringers. The Gaza journalists do not generally identify themselves to others as working for Israeli outlets because of a taboo against cooperating with Israel.
Israel bans Israeli journalists from entering the Gaza Strip, saying their presence in Gaza would pose a risk to their security.
• Ibrahim Barzak in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, contributed to this article.
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