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Samara’s diary in a book published by AJMI

Al Jazeera Media Institute organized on Thursday, March 15, a book signing ceremony for our Samara Al Qawtali' book The Youth Journalism.

The book documents her dairies in Eastern Gouta where she reported the daily fighting there for the past seven years.

The book contains testimonies for citizens and journalists who eye-witnessed the horror of war and the continuing bombardment they have been subjected to during their daily work and reporting.

It focuses on the amateur journalists who stepped up to the responsibility of reporting after the city have not had any more journalists left in the city to cover the news.

Samar's book does not highlight her evolving and improving skills as a citizen journalist; instead, she wrote in a way that would raise the question: What would have we done if we were in her shoes?

The 210-page book is published by Al Jazeera Media Institute to support the media work initiatives through making such experiences available for the public good.