About Kenneth Cooper
COOPER, KENNETH J. is director of the editing program of the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, a visiting fellow at the Center for Media and Society at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and a Fair Health Journalism Fellow with the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in Washington, D.C. He also freelances magazine articles on politics, education, books and media. For nearly 30 years, Cooper was a newspaper reporter and editor. He was a congressional reporter and foreign correspondent in India at the Washington Post and a State House reporter and the National Editor at the Boston Globe. In 1984, Cooper, shared a Pulitzer Prize in special local reporting for a Globe series that examined institutional racism in Boston. Cooper was born in Denver and graduated with a degree in English from Washington University in St. Louis. His first job was as associate editor of the St. Louis American, an African American weekly. He enjoys reading, hiking, fishing, listening to jazz and traveling abroad. He lives in Boston with his wife, Lucilda Dassardo-Cooper, an artist born in Jamaica.
- Was accepted for Mar 25-30 2007 Multimedia Training.
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- Bog People
- Over the past few centuries, hundreds of bodies have been discovered in northern European bogs, or mashes. Many have been preserved because of high acid levels and the lack of ...