Visualizing Conflict

Visualizing Conflict

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Examining the experience in Egypt of using images to fight for social justice, we talk to Aida El Kashef, co-founder of the Cairo-based, independent media collective Mosireen. Through her experience as an activist and a journalist, we learn about the important role of journalism in creating and affecting change in authoritarian environments. We also speak with Nagieb Khaja, who has been able to report on Islamist movements in Afghanistan and Syria and we dive deep into the world of visualizing conflict through the battle for “truth” as Nagieb narrates for us the importance of images by international journalists. In this podcast, we look at the importance of images in conflict zones and how news organizations work with images from social media, international and local journalists. We speak to the program editor for Channel 4 news who produced the award winning series of reports ’Inside Aleppo’, Federico Escher, on how news organisations respond practically and policy-wise to the broad production of ima


On the Intersection of Politics and Visual Culture
Jul 9, 2019 • 7 min
In this episode, we hear from Sara Creta, visual journalist and research fellow at the Institute of Future Media and Journalism at Dublin City University and Nicholas Mirzoeff who is a writer, visual activist and Professor of Media, Culture and…
Visualizing Conflict: The relationship between images and war
Jul 9, 2019 • 8 min
In this episode, we look at the importance of images in conflict zones and how news organizations work with images from social media, international and local journalists. We speak to the program editor for Channel 4 news who produced the award winning…
Narrating Conflict: In search of “truth”
Jul 9, 2019 • 10 min
Examining the experience in Egypt of using images to fight for social justice, we talk to Aida El Kashef, co-founder of the Cairo-based, independent media collective Mosireen. Through her experience as an activist and a journalist, we learn about the…