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The Syrian photographer who showed the world a war

Photojournalist Karam al-Masri details his extraordinary journey from law school student to internationally-renown photographer. 

Alanna Dvorak | November 09, 2017

Al Jazeera's interactive #Hacked game lets readers investigate the Syrian cyber war

Journalist Juliana Ruhfus discusses the collaborative effort behind “#Hacked: Syria’s Electronic Armies,” Al Jazeera’s new interactive game.

Clothilde Goujard | October 21, 2016

How journalists can use Montage to report on war and conflict

Not sure how to verify that war footage you found online? Montage, a new tool for investigating and verifying video footage of conflict around the world, can help.

Sam Berkhead | September 22, 2016

Syrian independent media continues to evolve amid civil war

Independent media finds new means of survival in Syria, staff shakeups at VICE News and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | June 03, 2016

CPJ uses SecureDrop to protect journalists under fire

How journalists can securely seek protection, Edward Snowden speaks out about the media and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | May 13, 2016

Q&A with Zaina Erhaim: Teaching citizen journalists to survive in Syria

For Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim, safety is never guaranteed. She recently spoke with IJNet about how she reports on the violence of her country and teaches fellow citizens to do the same.

Sam Berkhead | November 02, 2015

Media watchdogs release online safety resource for journalists covering Syria

The Syria Media Safety resource features 13 in-depth sections covering physical and digital safety, advice for obtaining emergency support and more. 

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 22, 2015

News site uses interactivity to delve into Syrian conflict

As the conflict in Syria approaches the two-year mark, a group of journalists are aiming to "add greater clarity, deeper understanding, and more sustained engagement to the global conversation."

Alaa Chehayeb | January 08, 2013