Running for Cover: Politics, Justice and Media in the Syrian Conflict

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The first ever conference of its kind, Running for Cover: Politics, Justice and Media in the Syrian Conflict, will be held on October 6 at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

The focus of this daylong event will be accountability in the Syrian conflict. Policy makers and media leaders will analyze the international community’s response to the Syrian conflict as well as discuss the challenges in reporting the war, developing political solutions and seeking justice for victims. Award-winning photography and 360° video from the region will be shown.

All events are free. The public is invited to attend.
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Daniel Etter Featured in August’s Top 10 Photo Essays By TIME LightBox

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Daniel Etter’s photo essay “Hands Across the Water” for Al Jazeera America provides an intimate portrait of a crew and ship trying to save migrants that are ignored by Europeans. In 2006, Etter won an Alexia Student Award of Excellence for his project “The Long Shadow of the Third Reich” which captured The March of the Living: a Jewish commemoration of the Holocaust to remind people of the atrocities of the Nazi regime. Continue reading

Gabriel Romero Featured in Professional Photographer Magazine

Eaad Hariri, 39, was injured in Daraa, Syria in November 2013 during a bombing. Despite his injury, he is still able to care for his young family. Feb. 8, 2014. Zaatari Camp, Jordan. (Photo by Gabriel Romero/Alexia Foundation ©2014)

In the September issue of Professional Photographer, Gabriel Romero speaks to the magazine about what it takes to photograph in the extreme circumstances he often finds himself in around the world in pursuit of some of the most challenging and … Continue reading