Gary Cohn

Gary Cohn

An investigative reporter for more than three decades, Gary Cohn won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting in 1998 for his series The Shipbreakers, detailing the dangers to workers and the environment when old ships are dismantled. The series also garnered Cohn a George Polk Award, an Investigative Reporters and Editors Medal, a Robert F. Kennedy Award and numerous other awards. Cohn received the Selden Ring Award for best investigative reporting of the year twice and has been honored by the National Press Club, the New York Press Club, the Overseas Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists and Washington Monthly, among others. In addition to his win, Cohn has been a Pulitzer finalist two other times. Reach him with comments or story ideas at


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The nomination of Californian Ted Mitchell to the number two position at the U.S. Department of Education is the latest indication that proponents of school privatization are continuing to gain ...

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