Judicial Watch • Investigative Reporter, Clinton Expert, Joins Judicial Watch

Investigative Reporter, Clinton Expert, Joins Judicial Watch

Investigative Reporter, Clinton Expert, Joins Judicial Watch

FEBRUARY 01, 2014

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today its newest team member, investigative journalist Micah Morrison. As a senior writer and, later, chief investigative reporter for The Wall Street Journal editorial page from 1993 to 2002, Morrison led the investigations of the Clinton administration. He also reported on union corruption, Indian casino gaming, and the Bank of Credit & Commerce International (BCCI). He is co-editor, with Journal Editor Robert L. Bartley, of the six volume series, Whitewater: A Wall Street Journal Briefing. The newspaper nominated him four times for the Pulitzer Prize.

Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton issued the following statement on Morrison’s hiring:

“We are delighted to bring veteran journalist Micah Morrison onto the Judicial Watch team as we make a major push into investigative reporting. The media world we live in today presents many new opportunities for influential reporting to hold politicians and public officials accountable. Micah is well known for his integrity, fairness and enthusiasm for great stories. As Judicial Watch’s chief investigative reporter, he will work closely with our team of investigators and lawyers to get more of the truth of what our government is up to.”

Micah Morrison added:

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Judicial Watch team. For nearly two decades, Judicial Watch has been the leading Freedom of Information Act requestor and litigator, holding government accountable and making it more transparent. Judicial Watch’s team of FOIA-focused investigators and lawyers is unmatched by any newsroom in America. Our new world of digital journalism, the Internet and social media, in addition to the legacy media, presents many opportunities for our reporting. I look forward to working with Judicial Watch to make the most of these opportunities in pursuit of great journalism.”

Morrison’s work has appeared in many publications, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, New York Post, Daily News, American Spectator and Parade Magazine. From 2007 to 2011, he was a consultant to Fox News for investigative projects, leading the reporting and writing for the Fox News special, “Iran’s Nuclear Secrets,” and contributing to FoxNews.com and the Fox Business Network. A graduate of Bennington College, he is the author of Fire in Paradise: The Yellowstone Fires and the Politics of Environmentalism (HarperCollins).

Founded in 1994, Judicial Watch Inc. is a constitutionally conservative, nonpartisan educational foundation that promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law.

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  • CharlesDiNatale

    Yo dummy,,, he’s a Clinton and Obummer Spy

  • SoCalPatriot

    This is certainly a great addition to JW. Was he the Wall Street Journal reporter who wrote(in the 1990’s) about the Clintons being investigated by the Resolution Trust Corporation for their use of Madison Guaranty & Trust in Arkansas as a piggy bank for the “Dixie Mafia?” The Clintons and their henchmen made so many outright threats against the investigator that she literally had to flee the State. I remember reading that article at the time. As soon as he was elected, his first act was to fire all but 1 or 2 of the Federal Deputy Attorneys. End of investigation. Thanks for all that you do. We are not like the leftists, where we have numerous off-the-shelf activist groups and lawyers, in addition to all the governmental agencies, dedicated to waging war on the rest of us.

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