Ann Cooper interviewing Lithuanians at their first pro-independence demonstration, 1987.
Posted in In Journalism We Trust Journalism

The Press and Its Enemies: A Fresh Look

Award-winning journalist Ann Cooper talks about what lands journalists in trouble today. Ann Cooper is an award-winning journalist and foreign correspondent with more than 25…

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Posted in Opinion Smart Views

The Terrorist Assault on the Capitol

What happened is terrorism – the use of violence to achieve political ends. After Trump’s triumph in 2016, many of us speculated that violent mobs,…

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Idiot of the Week: Robert Unanue

Robert Unanue, the head of Goya Foods, wins idiot of the week for sitting next to Donald Trump in the White House and saying “We’re…

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Posted in Media and Elections

Theories of American Media Failure: A Post-Election Map

Everybody agrees that media helped, to a great extent, make Trump president. So what went wrong? The week after election day, theories about media failure…

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