Alex is an investigative reporter with the Center for Media and Democracy. A Ph.D. and campaign finance expert, he helped launch the money-in-politics website Sludge. He and his former colleagues at International Business Times won a “Best in Business” award from the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing for their coverage of the 2017 Republican tax legislation. Alex’s work has been published by more than two dozen media outlets including Truthout, The American Prospect, The Nation and Vice. Read more about Alex at his personal website.