Journalists Killed in the Line of Duty

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Journalism, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 53 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The documentary Journalists Killed in the Line of Duty profiles six of the 46 reporters who were killed or murdered as a direct result of their work from January 2002 through April 2003. The subjects include Daniel Pearl, who was murdered by terrorists; David Bloom, who died while covering the Iraqi invasion; Taras Protsyuk, who was killed by shells from an American tank; Tim Lopes, who was murdered after doing a story on drugs and child prostitution in Rio; Raffaele Ciriello, who was blasted by an Israeli tank; and Edgar Damalerio, an investigative journalist killed by police for writing about governmental and police corruption.

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corruption, drug-trade, journalism, murder, reporter, terrorism, war, writing