ABC Triple J Hack on Syria, social media and not trusting what we see

The conflict in Syria continues to worsen. I was interviewed on Wednesday’s ABC Triple J Hack program about the role of social media, especially related to the war zone:

Children being placed on tanks and used as human shields, that’s happening in Syria according to the United Nations. With the viral nature of social media how is it changing the way you find out about conflicts? In previous conflicts the politicians said we didn’t know enough to act but now do we have any excuse? We get your thoughts.

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