Richard Miniter

NCPA Economic Policy Forum & Author Luncheon

Richard Miniter

New York Times Bestselling author and investigative journalist

WHEN:Wednesday, February 28, 2007, 12:00 Noon to 1:30 PM
WHERE: Belo Mansion, Belo Hall, 2101 Ross Avenue at Pearl Street, Dallas, TX 75201

TOPIC: Mr. Miniter will discuss his new book, "Disinformation : 22 Media Myths That Undermine the War on Terror"

There will be a Question and Answer period at the end of Mr. Miniter's remarks. Copies of Mr. Miniter's book will be available for purchase, and he will be available after the program to sign copies of his book.

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Richard Miniter, a veteran investigative journalist, he was a member of the award-winning Sunday Times (of London) investigative team whose four-part series traced the secret war between Clinton and bin Laden.

He appears regularly on television and radio to discuss al Qaeda and global terrorism. He has appeared on every major American cable news network including, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC. He has appeared on "The O'Reilly Factor," "Hannity and Colmes," "Hardball with Chris Mathews," "Special Report with Brit Hume," among others. In addition, he has been a featured guest on more 300 talk radio shows, including talk giants Sean Hannity, G. Gordon Liddy, Jim Bohannon, Alan Colmes, and Laura Ingram. Rush Limbaugh has repeatedly cited Miniter's work.

Miniter's Losing bin Laden has been cited on NBC's "Meet the Press," when host Tim Russert read from the book and questioned former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

Miniter has won awards from the National Press Club and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. He has also won the Felix Morley Prize, an international journalism award given by the Institute for Humane Studies. In 2001, he was runner-up for "best business journalist of the year."

Formerly, Miniter was an editorial page writer at The Wall Street Journal Europe and a columnist for The Wall Street Journal's OpinionJournal.com.

He has written for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor as well as The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, National Review, Reason and Reader's Digest.

His first book, entitled The Myth of Market Share (Random House/ Crown Business, 2002), has been translated into Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Hebrew. A Washington Post reviewer wrote that "Every top executive should be required to read the Myth of Market Share."

In 1996, Miniter was executive producer of "Enterprising Women," a weekly radio series distributed on more than 100 public radio stations across America. The program was hosted by award-wining news anchor Christy Brown. The New York Post called Miniter's series "the radio equivalent of a female Forbes magazine" and CNN hailed it as "inspirational."

He graduated from Vassar College with a degree in philosophy. Currently, he divides his time between Brussels, Belgium and Washington, D.C.