On May 8, CBC Mideast Bureau Chief Derek Stoffel and Globe and Mail Senior International Correspondent Mark Mackinnon took to Twitter to tacitly disagree with Israel’s decision to expel Human Rights Watch (HRW) Director Omar Shakir due to his alleged support of BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) against Israel.
Mike is the Executive Director of HonestReporting Canada and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the organization, its financial management and project development. A seventeen-year veteran of the Canadian journalism industry, Mike was a former editor-in-chief, reporter, and anchor of various news programs and publications. Mike's focus is on delivering efficiency and professionalism as HRC moves into new technological and geographical spheres. Mike is a human rights expert and a frequent on-air commentator. His work has been published in the Globe and Mail, the National Post, Toronto Star, CBC News and more.