Author: Esther Schapira and Georg M. Hafner. Translated from the French by Daniel Levin
Publisher: La Maison d'Edition
Description: Softcover. 248 pages.
Condition: Covers show some light shelf wear and scuffing.
Dust Jacket: None as published.
Contents: The news video gained worldwide fame. September 30th, 2000 in the Gaza Strip: a young Palestinian, Muhammad al Dura, 12, dies in his father's arms. Charles Enderlin, Bureau Chief in Israel for the French television station France 2, provides the commentary, over footage shot by his cameraman. Then questions arise, challenging the authenticity of the report.
This book, the product of extensive research, reaches astonishing conclusions It also presents an impartial account of the media-wars over the al Dura legacy, and sheds revealing light on the low standards that prevail in media constantly vying for scoops and sensational images.