Australia’s legendary private investigator, Tim “earthquake” Bristow, was one of Australia’s most colourful, and some may say, notorious underworld figures until his death earlier this year. He was also my friend and some time mentor.
You can easily mistake Falun Gong followers for elegant ballet dancers. With their knees slightly bent and with the precision and poise of a ballerina, they move their arms gracefully around their body, as if weaving an enormous invisible net around themselves.
John Simpson - BBC World Affairs Editor, 1 May 2003
The creation of an online news portal for young journalists is timely, if not somewhat overdue. Greatreporter.com has the potential to go a long way and I take great pleasure in providing its first Profile article in what will surely become an authoritative series…