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…

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,…

Posted in Idiot of the Week

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…

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…