Wednesday, 17 March, 2010
Ewart Walters

Part of Ottawa's multicultural community is an organization called Dream-Keepers which keeps alive the ‘dream' of Revd Martin Luther King Jr. that all races would live together one day in harmony. Every January, on or near the anniversary of King's birthday, Dream-Keepers celebrates with a public meeting in Ottawa City Hall and the presentation of a plaque honoring someone who has done outstanding work in promoting racial harmony. In January 2010 the award went to Ewart Walters for his role ‘as a community leader and vocal advocate for justice’.

Thursday, 11 February, 2010
Himmat compilation cover

The power of the Indian newsweekly Himmat, an English-language paper published in Mumbai by Rajmohan Gandhi from 1964 to 1981, was ‘the power of the ideas it represented’, said Kumar Ketkar, editor of Loksatta, the largest circulation Marathi-language daily in the state of Maharashtra.

Monday, 18 January, 2010
Martin Luther King in 1964

On 18 January, the world honours Martin Luther King’s vision of building bridges across racial divides. In this feature we recall one story of how a racist heart was changed and look at some of King's ongoing legacy through the work of his disciples, the Rev Dr Otis Moss.

Thursday, 03 December, 2009

Sonali Samarasinghe Wickrematunge now carries the title “Editor in Exile”. In September of 2008, she was the second winner of the Global Shining Light Award in Norway, presented by the International Conference of Investigative Journalists for exposing how a government minister “used his power and connections to the President of the country to run roughshod over the media and the justice system.” Less than four months later her husband of two months, the well known editor of the Leader newspaper, Sri Lanka, was brutally gunned down as he drove to work and Sonali was forced to flee the country, along with other members of her family—hence her unusual title.

Wednesday, 25 November, 2009
Bob Webb

Widow of assassinated Sri Lankan editor expected.

Wednesday, 25 November, 2009
Bob Webb

News from Arab-US policymakers’ conference illustrates how media misses the positive

Wednesday, 09 September, 2009

The September edition of the ICF newsletter is now available for download in PDF. Click here to download.

Friday, 28 August, 2009
Bob Webb

One of my most poignant memories of Senator Edward Kennedy was not his unforgettable 1972 Halloween night campaign speech in Jersey City attacking President Nixon. Nor was it the tip he gave me for a good story when I was The Cincinnati Enquirer's Washington correspondent.

Friday, 21 August, 2009
Robert Chase

Film of shot Iraqi student Nada cited as moving example of citizen journalism

Friday, 21 August, 2009

Communications company director tells of ‘the other 9/11’