Archive: Jun 2006

Summer 2006: Introduction

By Journalists: On the Subject of Courage June 15, 2006

Courage, as these journalists remind us, exposes itself in different guises. It can be found in the wisdom of understanding when danger finally has outweighed the risk. Or it can surface when threats to personal safety lurk but the lessons of training combine with inner strength to push fear aside and persevere. Courage can reside, too, in a journalist's isolation when editorial stands taken shake the foundation of friendship and sever long-held ties to one's community. In this issue, glimpses of such journalistic courage are offered. – Melissa Ludtke, Editor Read more

Two Sides of Courage

By June 15, 2006

‘Only after I left the foreign battlefields and returned to the United States did I discover the quiet part of courage in what it is I try to do.’ Read more