Q&A with Charles Lewis
Charles Lewis was interviewed about reporting on the influence of money on Congress and the presidency. He discussed the organization… read more
Charles Lewis was interviewed about reporting on the influence of money on Congress and the presidency. He discussed the organization he founded, the Center for Public Integrity, and freedom of the press issues. Mr. Lewis also talked about his personal life and experiences covering politics.
Charles Lewis is the president of the Fund for Independence in Journalism in Washington, and co-author of five books, including The Buying of the President 2004 (HarperCollins). He founded and for 15 years was the executive director of the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative reporting organization. From l977 to l988 he did investigative reporting at ABC News and CBS News “60 Minutes.” In 1998, he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship and in 2004 received the PEN USA First Amendment award. close
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