Joe ConasonJoe Conason (born January 25, 1954) is an American journalist, author and liberal political commentator. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of ''The National Memo'', a daily political newsletter and website that features breaking news and commentary. Since 2006, he has served as editor of The Investigative Fund, a nonprofit journalism center.
Conason was formerly the executive editor of the ''New York Observer'', where he wrote a popular political column for almost 20 years. He was also a columnist for Salon.com from 1998-2010. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications around the world including the ''New York Times'', the ''Washington Post'', ''The New Yorker'', ''The New Republic'', ''The Nation'', ''The Guardian'', ''The Village Voice'' and ''Harpers''.
Conason authored two books, ''The Hunting of the President'' (2000) and ''Big Lies: The Right-Wing Propaganda Machine and How It Distorts the Truth'' (2003). His newest book, ''Man of the World'' (2016), focuses on the post-presidency of Bill Clinton. A winner of the New York Press Club's Byline Award, Conason has covered every American presidential election since 1980. Provided by Wikipedia