In simple words: most people who read this blog will never, ever have seen a journalist. No, I’m not blaming you: journalists are as rare as Trump’s teeth; and, in any case, the place where most people go to find them — the so-called ‘mainstream media’ — is the very place where journalists are least welcome.
Well, get ready. Vanessa Beeley is a journalist. She’s currently in Syria. And this is what she has to say…