Battaglia Laura Silvia
Laura Silvia Battaglia is a journalist, author and documentary maker. She is the co-producer with Matteo Scanni and Armando Trivellini of the documentary Maria Grazia Cutuli. Il prezzo della verità (2008) on Maria Grazia Cutuli, a journalist of the Italian daily Corriere della Sera killed in an explosion on 19 November 2001 on the road between Kabul and Jalalabad in Afghanistan. In the attack the El Mundo correspondent Julio Fuentes and two Reuters correspondents Azizullah Haidari and Harry Burton also died. The documentary is the result of three years of research and brings together previously unpublished material and interviews with many of her colleagues and those who were with her immediately prior to the explosion which killed her. She is the author of Mario Luzi-Luciano Sampaoli: Le arti amanti (2009).