Posts Tagged ‘Molhem Barakat’

What Did Reuters Pay a Teenager to Cover the Syrian Conflict?

Posted by on Friday December 27, 2013 | Photojournalism

Molhem Barakat, the 18-year-old Reuters stringer who was killed in Syria on December 20, had told another photographer that Reuters paid him $100 a day for uploading a set of 10 pictures, according to a report on Global Voices. Barakat also told the photographer, Prague-based photojournalist Stanislav Krupar, that Reuters paid him a bonus of... More

Freelance Photographer Killed in Syria

Posted by on Monday December 23, 2013 | Obituary, Photojournalism, Uncategorized

A Syrian freelance photographer was killed in Aleppo December 20 while covering a battle between rebels and government forces for control of a hospital, according to a report from Reuters. Molhem Barakat had contributed “dozens of photographs” of the conflict to Reuters since last May, according to the report, which provided few other details about... More