Charles Lewis, United States, is a national investigative journalist, former ABC News and CBS News 60 Minutes producer, best-selling author or co-author of six books, and the founder of two Pulitzer Prize-winning nonprofit news organizations, the Center for Public Integrity and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
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, winner of the PEN USA First Amendment Award (2004), and awarded the I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence in 2018, he is the founding executive editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop and a tenured 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).