Like never before possible, amateur video, professional propaganda and social media artifacts provide an intimate look at the lives enveloped by one of the most brutal tragedies of our time. With the battlefield too dangerous for large media organizations to field reporters, these accounts become even more valuable.
‘Digital Witness: Iraq and Syria’ connects readers with primary sources about the conflict in the Levant. Online releases are vetted for plausibility or conversational merit and presented in an easily readable and referenceable format. By providing a balanced collection of partisan chatter, my aim is to create objective reports that represent the dialogue, yet highlight the truth.