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Video Length: 19:14
reviews the dilemmas and dangers reporters have faced covering
the violence in the West Bank and Gaza over the past several years. Canadian TV producer Patricia Naylor
interviews Palestinian cameramen and other journalists who say they
have been shot by Israeli soldiers. [This story was originally broadcast in March of 2003, with an encore broadcast on many PBS stations June 5, 2003]. watch video >> read more >>
The Palestinians and
the Press While "In the Line of Fire" focused on violence
at the hands of the Israel Defense Forces, press freedom organizations
have also condemned the Palestinian Authority's draconian treatment
of the media. Read about the significant risks to journalists
reporting from Palestinian-controlled zones.
Up for the Reporters Joel Campagna of the Committee to Protect Journalists answers
questions about how his organization weighs contradictory claims
of abuse and comments on current conditions for reporters on the
ground in conflict zones.
Divergent Israeli Views Two Israelis -- a government spokesman and a prominent journalist -- square off
over press restrictions and the treatment of Palestinian reporters.
note: This page was slightly updated in June of 2003 for the
encore broadcast of "In the Line of Fire."