Monday, May 19, 2014
Bernard Margueritte

'...only media, proper media, quality media can bring about a true citizenry, only media can allow people all around the world to know and respet each other and get ready to work together?' These are the words from Bernard Margueritte's opening speech at the Media Ethics Conference 2014. Inspired by the Sarajevo Commitment and Media Ethics code, the conference was a resounding success attended by members of the media and academics who seek to shape the future of the media and its responsibility towards the public.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
William Morris

For most journalists, spending a week working on a story is a luxury they can only dream of. Most modern editors are simply too busy to concern themselves on a day to day level with being the conscience of their junior reporters. Ethical journalism requires standards of vigilance that are unprecedented precisely because we are our own moral guardians and cannot lean on our bosses any longer, writes the new Chairman of the International Communications Forum, William Morris.

Friday, March 7, 2014
Bernard Margueritte

Nominations for the 2014 International Media Awards are now closed and the International Communications Forum will now begin the shortlisting process in earnest.

Sunday, February 9, 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.

Friday, November 1, 2013
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.

Wednesday, January 23, 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, September 11, 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, August 29, 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, May 17, 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, February 8, 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’.

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