Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Cohn joined Mesothelioma.com in 2012 to shed light on the people affected by the asbestos industry through their struggles with mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Gary won his Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism with colleague Will Englund in 1998 while at the Baltimore Sun for a series of articles about the dangers of asbestos exposure faced by shipyard workers who dismantled old warships. Other awards include two Selden Ring Awards for investigative reporting, the IRE Medal, a George Polk Award, Sigma Delta Chi’s first prize for investigative reporting, a National Press Club award, a Barlett and Steele award for investigative business journalism, an award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, and two Overseas Press Club Awards. He was also a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1996 and 2001, the latter for his reporting on the relationship between university drug studies and funding by big pharmaceutical companies. Gary has served as the Atwood Professor of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. He has written for The Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Baltimore Sun, the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, The Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg News, among others.
Blog Articles Recently Authored by Gary
- Author: Gary Cohn
- Date: 2/17/2017
For years, advocates for people with mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases have successfully fought efforts to pass a controversial bill that would make it significantly more difficult f...
- Author: Gary Cohn
- Date: 2/9/2017
It is an extraordinary story of corporate espionage, intrigue, and betrayal.
For four years, a British man working for a prominent corporate intelligence firm infiltrated the global netwo...