Syria

Jan 162013

ICFJ Calls for Release of U.S. Reporter Seized in Syria

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) appeals for the release of James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped on November 22, 2012 in northwest Syria.

Jordan, Lebanon and Syria: Journalism Training (2005)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Carolyn Robinson completed eleven months in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria in 2005 partnering with the Packard Foundation.

Jordan, Lebanon and Syria: Journalism Training (2005)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Robert Sullivan completed six months in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria in 2005.

Syria: New Online Network for Young Journalists

In the Middle East, bloggers and digital journalists are covering stories and sparking debates on topics avoided by mainstream media. Knight International created an online networking site in Syria that enables young reporters to share resources, experiences. Called Tawasul – Arabic for "connecting" – the network features multimedia stories, including photography, cartoons and animation, on social issues. Their stories focus on social issues such as maternal and child health, gender equality and religious tolerance.