24. Bellingcat: Fact-Checking in a Post-Truth World
This is a conversation with Eliot Higgins, founder and executive director of Bellingcat, an online open-source investigation collective. Bellingcat rose to prominence over its team’s investigation of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July of 2014 by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, which killed all 298 passengers on board. The evidence, which linked…
Podcast: Denying Genocide, from Halabja to Ghouta
This is a conversation with Sabrîna Azad, a writer who published a moving piece in which she looked at how deniers of Assad’s war crimes in Syria were evoking painful memories for survivors of Saddam Hussein’s genocidal campaigns against Kurds.