For news organizations, the flood of Gaza war video is proving both illuminating and troubling
A camera livestreaming the skyline of Gaza City captures streaks of light. Dash-cam video from a car in Israel spots a killer coming into view. A satellite identifies tank tracks in the dirt, and a mall security camera catches the moment a bomb in Gaza detonates.
While journalists’ access to the war in Gaza is limited, a flood of video from all sorts of sources documents what is — and isn’t — going on.
At news organizations, sifting through material found online to determine what is real, and to unearth the sometimes...