Charles Lewis, United States, is a former investigative journalist who founded two Pulitzer Prize-winning nonprofit news organisations, the Center for Public Integrity and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
He was an investigative journalist at ABC News and CBS News 60 Minutes producer and a best-selling author or co-author of six books, including the bestseller, The Buying of the President 2004,
Named as “one of the most notable investigative reporters in the U.S. since World War I” by the Encyclopedia of Journalism (2009), he has been a Ferris Professor at Princeton University, a Shorenstein Fellow at Harvard University, and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.
A MacArthur Fellow and past winner of the PEN USA First Amendment Award, he is the founding executive editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop and a professor at American University in Washington. His most recent book is 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America's Moral Integrity (2014).