Introducing Open Syria

December 2, 2014

Syria Direct introduces Open Syria, its new open-source investigation unit. How does open-source work enhance our understanding of the Syrian war? In this interview, editor Kristen Gillespie sits down with Open Syria investigator Joseph Adams to talk about journalism, what open-source research adds to it and covering Syria from afar.

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Joseph Adams

Joseph was a 2013-2014 Boren Fellow in Arabic based in Amman, Jordan and is the founder of Open Syria. He holds BA and MS degrees in political science from UCLA and MIT, and is an MA degree candidate in Arabic at Middlebury College.

Syria Direct Staff

Compiled by Syria Direct staff.