Alexandria, VA – Today, the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity, a national nonprofit journalism organization, announced its inaugural Advisory Council. The Franklin Center Advisory Council consists of Tucker Carlson, Co-Founder and editor-in-chief of the Daily Caller; Jack Fowler, publisher of National Review; Mark Tapscott, editorial page editor of the Washington Examiner; Ashley Landess, president of the South Carolina Policy Council; John Elliot, Journalism Programs director at the Institute for Humane Studies; and Joe Lehman, president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
“We at the Franklin Center are honored to be working with such a terrific group of talented individuals. The people that make up the Franklin Center Advisory Council come from different backgrounds but are united by their passion for journalism,” said Franklin Center President Jason Stverak. “By agreeing to serve on the Franklin Center Advisory Council, they will be working to promote the important work that our network of journalists do every day. They will also be significantly contributing to Franklin Center’s mission of government transparency and accountability.”
The Advisory Council functions separately from the Franklin Center’s Board of Directors. The Advisory Council members will serve as ambassadors for the Franklin Center and will be involved in key initiatives and programs sponsored by the Franklin Center.
Established in early 2009, the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity acts as a capacity building service provider for organizations that sponsor journalists and promote investigative journalism. Working against the growing tide of mediocrity and bias in the media, the Franklin Center is committed to promoting social welfare and civil betterment by undertaking programs that promote investigative journalism and the education of the public about corruption, incompetence, fraud, or taxpayer abuse by elected officials at all levels of government and the private sector.
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Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity promotes social welfare and civil betterment by undertaking programs that promote journalism and the education of the public about corruption, incompetence, fraud, or taxpayer abuse by elected officials at all levels of government. Founded in January of 2009, The Franklin Center is a nonpartisan organization that believes that new technology can advance the cause of transparency in government. The Franklin Center aims to educate, to advise and to train individuals and organizations from all backgrounds to become thorough, unbiased and responsible reporters well versed in new media techniques and journalistic integrity. For more information on the Franklin Center please visit www.FranklinCenterHQ.org