Christopher Moessner/Advocacy and Communications Intern

Christopher Moessner, an intern in CPJ's advocacy and communications department, has worked as an editor in Beirut. As a freelance writer, he has contributed to various publications in the U.S. and Middle East.

This screenshot from YouTube dated Wednesday is said to show the shelling of Homs as recorded by Rami al-Sayed before his death.

As live streaming expands, challenges intensify

The world lost one of the only direct windows into the carnage in Homs, Syria, when Rami al-Sayed’s video live stream went dark Tuesday. A citizen journalist, al-Sayed was live streaming the Assad regime’s bombardment of Baba Amr and the brutal after-effects when he was struck by shrapnel and bled to death soon after, according…

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