Ann ‘Hard News’ Curry

By Brian 

“Pick your humanitarian crisis — whether it’s war in the Middle East, starvation in Africa, an earthquake in Pakistan or Hurricane Katrina — and chances are good” that Ann Curry will be there, USA Today’s Peter Johnson writes.

“If I can make Americans care enough to watch and be moved by it and maybe even do something to contribute, to care, to open up their hearts, then that’s my job,” she says. In interviews, she continues to emphasize hard news. She was in Lebanon last week and Israel this week…

Photo: Curry in Southeast Asia after the tsunami