Wednesday, 02 April, 2014

News of the International Media Awards 2014. The shortlist for the 2014 awards will soon be compiled, with the Awards due to be held in London on May 10, 2014.

Tuesday, 01 April, 2014
William Morris

Mr William Morris, Secretary General of the Next Century Foundation (NCF), has accepted an invitation to become the Chairman of the Executive Council of the International Communications Forum.

Monday, 08 April, 2013
Theresa Werner, National Press Club President, presents Bob Webb with his Vivian Award for 2012, on 8 January 2013.

Robert E Webb, former Washington Bureau Chief of the Cincinnati Enquirer, who heads up the International Communications Forum in the USA, was awarded the National Press Club’s Vivian Award for 2012.

Tuesday, 11 September, 2012
Stan Hazell

'There are far more journalists with integrity than those who give the profession a bad name. They deserve support and encouragement,' says Stan Hazell, former editor of HTV News in Bristol, writing in the September 2012 edition of Reform magazine, UK. Faith communities, he says, can help shape the landscape of press regulation, following the Leveson enquiry into press standards.

Wednesday, 29 August, 2012
Falun Gong Candlelight Vigil at United States Capitol, 16 July 2009

Ms Chunmei Ma appeared to push back tears as she recited for reporters at the National Press Club in Washington DC, 17 August, the horrors of her treatment at a Chinese labor camp before fleeing to America four years ago. She was one of three Chinese women who spoke. The others were Ms Terri Wu and Ms Crystal Fang.

Thursday, 17 May, 2012
Chuck Colson (Courtesy of Prison Fellowship)

Bob Webb remembers Chuck Colson, who died 21 April 2012 aged 80, a brilliant lawyer from Massachusetts. Colson was one of Nixon's key aides and known as his 'hatchet man'.

Wednesday, 08 February, 2012
Martin Bell with Lincoln School of Journalism students

The veteran former BBC war correspondent Martin Bell told journalism students at the University of Lincoln, UK, that ‘journalism is a moral undertaking. You have to have a sense of right and wrong’.

Monday, 26 September, 2011
Jetta Xharra

Bob Webb talks to Jeta Xharra, Executive Director of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, where he learns of the powerful role media play in the effort to eliminate corruption, raise living standards and otherwise make Kosovo a model country.

Wednesday, 31 August, 2011
Bernard Margueritte

‘There is no place any more for bad journalism,’ following the News of the World phone hacking scandal, asserted Bernard Margueritte, President of the International Communications Forum, when he addressed the Festival of Politics held in the Scottish Parliament on 25 August.

Wednesday, 31 August, 2011
Magnus Linklater, right, and Bernard Margueritte, second from right, address round-table discussion on 'The media and public confidence' in the Royal Scots Club, Edinburgh.

‘All have a stake in the media,’ said Magnus Linklater, editor of the Scottish edition of The Times, participating in a round table discussion on ‘the media and public confidence’, in Edinburgh on 26 August. It was held in the Royal Scots Club and chaired by Revd Logan Kirk.

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