Joe Conason
  • Programs: The Investigative Fund, Fellows

    Joe Conason is a fellow at The Nation Institute and The Investigative Fund's editor-at-large. For 18 years he wrote a weekly political column for the New York Observer, where he formerly served as executive editor, and for 12 years he wrote a weekly column for Salon. He is now editor-in-chief of the National Memo, a daily political newsletter and website. He previously served as investigative editor of the American Prospect, editor-at-large for Condé Nast’s Details, and as a staff writer for the Village Voice. He is the author of several books, including Big Lies: The Right-Wing Propaganda Machine and How It Distorts the Truth and, with Gene Lyons, The Hunting of the President: The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton, and, most recently, Man of the World: The Further Endeavors of Bill Clinton. His writing has appeared in Harpers, Esquire, The Nation, the New Republic, the Guardian, and the New Yorker, among scores of other periodicals.

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