A few days after posting a video clip on You Tube by Colonel Richard Kemp, former commander of British forces in Afghanistan, who defended Israel at the UN Human Right Council’s special session on the Goldstone Report, the video was viewed by an astonishing 50,000 people and it skyrocketed into the 100 “top rated” and “top favourite” news video rankings on the popular social media site this week.
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.