Two decades ago, the global media virtually ignored the killing in Rwanda. Has it learned from its mistake since, asks Michael Valpy.
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Senior Fellow at Massey College at the University of Toronto
Michael Valpy has been a member of The Globe and Mail’s editorial board, its Ottawa political columnist, Africa correspondent, deputy managing editor and columnist on social and political issues. He has co-authored two books on Canada’s Constitution – The National Deal (1982) and To Match A Dream (1998) – and one on Canada’s emerging generation of adults -- New Canada: Report on the Next Generation (2003). He is a senior fellow at Massey College at the University of Toronto, a fellow at U of T’s School of Public Policy and Governance, the 2011-2012 Canwest Global Fellow in Media at University of Western Ontario, and the 2012-2013 Atkinson Fellow in Public Policy during which he carried out an 18-month inquiry into the state of social cohesion in Canada. He also teaches at U of T.