Ann Cooper

About Ann Cooper

Ann Cooper

Ann Cooper was a 2020 Joan Shorenstein Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy. She served as executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists from 1998 until June 2006 and professor emerita at the Columbia University School of Journalism. She can be reached at

‘We Had No Place to Save the Stories’

By Features June 17, 2024

As a cub reporter at The Associated Press in the early 1960s, Kelly Tunney was captivated by the stories she heard from her older co-workers. There was Frank “Pappy” Noel, her colleague in Tallahassee, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who, on … Read more