Iraq: Islamic State Imagery

The ISIL flag on the outside of their islamic court is covered in pro-Iraqi graffiti. Image by Sebastian Meyer. Iraq, 2014.

The extremist group ISIS, now calling itself the Islamic State, continues to grab headlines with its brutal campaign across Iraq and Syria. But much of what we’ve seen of the Islamic State comes filtered through its own well-oiled media machine. NPR talks with Sebastian Meyer about the images the Islamic State wants the public to see.