Dr Ozgur Tufekci & Dr Rahman Dag [email protected] & [email protected] Published in Political Reflection Magazine | Vol. 6 | No 4 | Issue 25 Question: Before moving on to substantive questions, we would like to ask you a personal question. It might seem to be a cliché, but we still wonder that what made you…
How the Syrian conflict has redifined war reporting Is it the lives of those who capture the truth in war time or the truth itself that matters most? Cameras were first used in wartime in 1916, when they were so new that the soldiers in the trenches looked into the lens and said, “Hello Mum”….
By Patrick Ward* and Salwa Amor** Anti-regime activists in Syria have accused the BBC of bias after the broadcaster used footage of the aftermath of a government attack on rebel-held Aleppo while reporting the attack took place on regime-controlled areas. The news reports in question are also alleged to have exaggerated deaths in regime areas….
Since 2011, more than 3.2m Syrians are known to have taken refuge in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and a number of other countries. The real scale of the crisis is likely to be much greater, as not all refugees are registered with UNHCR. In Lebanon, for example, the official figure is 1.1m, but according to…