John Fund

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John Fund is an editorial writer for the opinion pages of the Wall Street Journal.[1]

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According to a brief biographical profile on the website of the now-defunct National Journalism Center, Fund attended a course in summer '81 and has subsequently been "panelist, ABC, CNBC, Fox News Channel, editorial writer, Wall Street Journal, chief investigative reporter, Evans & Novak, co-author, Cleaning House: America's Campaign for Term Limits, published in Esquire, Reader's Digest, New Republic, National Review, American Enterprise, Imprimis, American Spectator, winner, Warren Brookes award for journalistic excellence (American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC))".[2]

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Fund spoke at the 2007 ALEC Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, July 25 - 27, 2007. He received ALEC's "Warren Brookes Award for journalistic excellence" in 1993.[4]

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  1. John H. Fund, "Warming to Cockburn and Vice Versa", Hawaii Reporter, March 11, 2009.
  2. National Journalism Center, "John Fund", accessed November 27, 2003.
  3. Advisory Board, Free Africa Foundation, accessed June 26, 2009.
  4. Freedom21, Freedom21 National Conference 2001 Speakers, organizational site, accessed February 2, 2012

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