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_Syria Deeply

A new model of storytelling around a global crisis

2012 Lara Setrakian
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Journalists have to be much more creative and resourceful. They have to think about all the different ways their work can manifest, all the different sources that can input into their story. Journalists need to be aware of what they are delivering to the end user. They have to think more like startups.

Lara Setrakian, Author.

Syria Deeply is an independent digital media project led by journalists and technologists that explores a new model of storytelling around a global crisis. Our goal is to build a better user experience of the story by adding context to content, using the latest digital tools of the day. Over time the hope is to add greater clarity, deeper understanding and more sustained engagement to the global conversation.

Syria Deeply is a part of News Deeply, a new media startup and social enterprise based in New York. We are registered as a B Corp, or Benefit Corporation, with the stated mission of advancing foreign policy literacy through public service journalism. We receive no government funding, instead earning our revenues through a mix of foundation grants and digital-design services. Our client partners include the World Economic Forum, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and the Baker Institute at Rice University.

We want anyone who comes to Syria Deeply to walk away smarter and better informed about what’s happening in our world. We’re fielding your feedback and story ideas through

Project at a Glance :

Language : EN
Country : United States
Year : 2012
Author : Lara Setrakian
Producer : News Deeply
Team : Azeo Fables,Karen Leigh,Katarina Montgomery,Kristin Nolan,Lara Setrakian,Michelle Lewis
Developers : Arindam Biswas,Brock Petrie
Designers : Brock Petrie
Funders AND Incubators : Asfari Foundation,HIVOS International,International Women’s Media Foundation
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