Documenting Conflict Zones: Photojournalists vs. Influencers

Mar 9, 2024

10:00am – 11:00am CT

Documenting conflict zones is not a new phenomenon, but the ethics of this are increasingly coming into focus. Photojournalists are on the frontlines documenting atrocities to inform the world of a dictator's abuses, while dictators welcome influencers to paint a false picture of the country’s state. How can we ensure that the general public can decipher between the reality of conflict zones and human rights violations versus influencers’ white-washed portrayal of the situation? This session is organized by the Human Rights Foundation.

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Daria Impiombato

Australian Strategic Policy Institute

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Julianne Romy

Global Rights Compliance, Ukraine

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