The Little Syria News Site That Could Save In-Depth Reporting


After earning her spot on the TV news totem poll, Lara Setrakian had a difficult time explaining her decision to leave her dream job — covering the Middle East on-air for ABC and Bloomberg — to her friends and family

Yet she knew there was important work to be done when she launched Syria Deeply, an online news startup, in December 2012. The site features news analysis, original reports, data maps and crowdsourced posts.

“The news is broken,” Setrakian said on stage at The Feast on Oct. 17. “We’re not getting in-depth, on-the-ground reporting.” Read more…

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Via: Mashable: Media

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