Browsing the "Iraq" Tag

Only Image I Ever See: Media Consumers’ Perceptions of Iraqis

November 9th, 2015 | by EJC

When you think about Iraqis, what are the first pictures that come to mind? If you are like the participants in a recent Temple University study, you may imagine desert scenes, women in hijabs, crowds of angry men chanting, or brutal terroristic activity


‘Salama’ App Aims To Keep Journalists Safe

October 2nd, 2015 | by EJC

Salama was inspired by years of observation of journalists who were attacked because they covered sensitive stories in risky areas without adopting security protocols or procedures. Alexandra Ludka interviews the app's creator, security expert Jorge Luis Sierra


Syrian Journalists Say Islamic State Changed The Rules In Aleppo

March 4th, 2015 | by EJC

Syria is one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, particularly under areas controlled by the Islamic State. Joanna Paraszczuk reveals the harsh conditions faced by local reporters forced to operate under the rule of the extremist Islamist group


The Story Of Abu Hakam

November 12th, 2014 | by EJC

“Before the revolution, the Syrian people suffered from Al-Assad regime." Now, conflict between numerous groups plagues the country. This is a recount of the revolution through the eyes of Abu Hakam, a fighter in Syria


Boko Haram ‘Massacre’ Image Fake

November 6th, 2014 | by EJC

A graphic image circulating on Facebook and Twitter is said to show the badly charred bodies of 375 Christians murdered by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. Researchers at Africa Check investigate



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