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Organizer: National Center for Policy Analysis. Award-winning news correspondent John Stossel was named co-anchor of ABCNEWS’ 20/20 in May 2003. He joined the highly acclaimed newsmagazine in 1981 and began doing one-hour primetime specials in 1994.

In addition to longer in-depth reports for 20/20 on subjects ranging from addiction to parenting issues in his “Family Fix” segments, Stossel is featured in a weekly segment entitled “Give Me a Break.” These short commentaries take a skeptical look at a wide array of issues, from pop culture controversies to censorship and government regulations.

Stossel has received 19 Emmy Awards. He has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club. Among his other awards are the George Polk Award for Outstanding Local Reporting and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Official Website: http://www.ncpa.org/evn/sumners/2008/john_strossel.html

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