With the tragic conflicts engulfing our world today come countless injustices, including the mistreatment of journalists who risk their lives and well-being to reveal them.
What drives these journalists to persist in their mission, undeterred by grave perils?
What drives those in other professions to willingly step into danger zones to serve as messengers, help treat the wounded or provide food, comfort and relief?
Neuropsychiatrist Anthony Feinstein, Ph.D., interviewed 19 investigative journalists who live in countries with an intolerance of a free press, from Russia, Iran, Syria, to Zimbabwe. He found one common denominator in each of them that compels them to tell an inconvenient truth despite the risks- His new book is called Moral Courage.