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Prof. Ann Cooper Lecture, ‘The new global journalism: changing equations in media and governance’

October 1, 2013
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Prof. Ann Cooper Lecture, ‘The new global journalism: changing equations in media and governance’

A roundtable was held to discuss with Columbia Graduate School of Journalism Professor Ann Cooper on ‘The new global journalism: changing equations in media and governance’

Ann cooper  is an award-winning journalist and foreign correspondent with more than 25 years of radio and print reporting experience.  She was most recently the executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, one of the world's leading press freedom advocacy groups. For more than a decade, Cooper's voice was well known to National Public Radio (NPR) listeners. Appointed as NPR's first Moscow bureau chief in 1987, Cooper spent five years covering the tumultuous events of the final years of Soviet communism. She co-edited a book, "Russia at the Barricades," about the August 1991 failed coup attempt in Moscow. From 1992 to 1995 Cooper was NPR's bureau chief in Johannesburg, and she later covered the United Nations for NPR. She has been an Edward R. Murrow fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, where she studied refugee issues and produced a series on refugee policy for NPR.