David Cay Boyle Johnston is an American investigative journalist and author, a specialist in economics and tax issues, and winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting. From 2009 to 2016 he was a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer who taught the tax, property, and regulatory law of the ancient world at Syracuse University College of Law and the Whitman School of Management; as of 2021, he is teaching Law in Action, an undergraduate pre-law course, at the former. From July 2011 until September 2012 he was a columnist for Reuters, writing, and producing video commentaries, on worldwide issues of tax, accounting, economics, public finance and business. Johnston is the board president of Investigative Reporters and Editors. He has also written for Al Jazeera English and America in recent years.
|Born:||December 24, 1948, San Francisco, California, U.S.|
|Education:||San Francisco State University, Michigan State University, University of Chicago|
|Known for:||investigative reporting, reporting on tax issues|
|Notable work:||Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich - and Cheat Everybody Else|
|Twitter:||David Cay Johnston's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||David Cay Johnston's IMDb|
About David Cay Johnston
Pulitzer Prize-winning American investigative reporter who specialized in economic and tax issues.
David Cay Johnston Before Fame
He started writing for the San Jose Mercury News in 1968 when he was only 19 years old.
Achievement of David Cay Johnston
He won the Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting in 2001 for his articles that exposed tax loopholes and inequities in the tax code.
David Cay Johnston Family Life
He had eight children with his wife Jennifer Leonard.
Associations of David Cay Johnston
Both he and A.O. Scott worked at the New York Times during the same period.
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- Syracuse University faculty
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- The New York Times writers
- San Francisco State University alumni