Why it’s getting harder to report on Syria

“There has never been a more important, or a more difficult time to report on Syria,” writes Jared Malsin. However, rebel-held Syria is increasingly dangerous and risky territory for foreign journalists and the Syrian state is moving to restrict access to what used to be the only other way into the country — a visa issued by the Assad regime in Damascus.

+ Journalists are becoming propaganda — and we must do more to protect them(The Guardian); CPJ urges US to mitigate threats to journalism, newsgathering(Committee to Project Journalists)