The Frontlines Of Live-Blogging

Young British blogger Eliot Higgins (aka Brown Moses) is turning out to be one of the key sources on Syria’s civil war:

Higgins goes through about 450 YouTube channels from Syria every evening. The list includes uploaded footage from activists, rebel brigades and Islamist groups, as well as from Assad supporters and state TV footage. “If EastEnders isn’t on I get straight on the laptop. On a good night when nothing much has been posted, it will take me an hour and a half, but I’ve been looking more closely recently.”