Richard Miniter

Biography

Miniter has been published in virtually every major U.S. newspaper including: The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Christian Science Monitor, as well as leading magazines including: The Atlantic Monthly and the Reader’s Digest. Miniter has also been widely published in policy and political magazines including: The American Enterprise magazine, National Review, Reason, and Policy Review, among others. In addition, his articles have appeared in newspapers in Europe, Asia, and Australia. Random House’s Crown Business books will publish Miniter’s first book, The Myth of Market Share, in the Spring of 2002. Miniter has been cited in a number of books, including The Imperial Congress, Gordon Jones' 1988 book, which cited Miniter’s first-of-its kind list of the laws Congress had exempted itself from. Miniter’s list later became part of Newt Gingrich’s Contract with America. His work was also cited in the best-selling The Death of Common Sense by Philip Howard. Rich has won several awards, including the highly competitive Felix S. Morely Prize (first place) and two awards (honorable mention) from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Miniter graduated from Vassar College with a degree in philosophy in 1990.