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Syria Reporters

Japan Tightens Grip On Media Traveling To Syria

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese freelance photographer said Thursday that government officials forced him to give up his passport because he planned a repor...

Michael Calderone

Why Did The Islamic State Allow This German Writer To Come And Report?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.12.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Weeks after returning from a 10-day reporting trip in Mosul, Iraq and Raqqa, Syria, two cities under Islamic State control, Jürgen Todenh...

Michael Calderone

Christiane Amanpour: Journalists 'Paid With Their Lives' For World's Failure To Act In Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.26.2014 | Media

NEW YORK –- For decades, the Committee to Protect Journalists has defended press freedom when authoritarian governments cracked down on speech or wh...

White House Reporters Get Briefed On Syria

Posted 08.30.2013 | Media

The White House briefed reporters on Syria's use of chemical weapons on Friday. The conference call took place shortly after Secretary of State Joh...

Turkish Reporter Appears Being Held In Syria

AP | Posted 10.27.2012 | Media

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish television has broadcast a video of a Turkish journalist who is reportedly being held in Syrian government captivity. ...

Michael Calderone

As Syria's Regime Unravels, Reporters Struggle To Bear Witness

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.28.2012 | Media

When it comes to covering Syria, the fog of war is especially thick. For 17 months, President Bashar al-Assad's regime has severely restricted pres...