Attkisson is an Emmy award winning investigative journalist, host of the Sunday morning news program “Full Measure,” and author of the New York Times bestseller: “Stonewalled.”

She was a correspondent for CBS News from 1993-2014. Before joining CBS, Attkisson was an anchor and correspondent for CNN (1990-1993). From 1996-2001, in addition to her CBS News duties, Attkisson hosted a half-hour weekly medical news magazine on PBS entitled “HealthWeek.”

Prior to working on the national news, Attkisson was a reporter, anchor and/or producer at WTVT Tampa (1986-1990), WBNS Columbus, Ohio (1985-1986) and WTVX Ft. Pierce (1982-1985).

Attkisson was one of the first journalists to fly on a military combat mission: a B-52 sortie in Kosovo. She also flew on an F-15 fighter jet Combat Air Patrol (CAP) flight.

Attkisson attended the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications where she worked as a reporter at WUFT-TV and WRUF radio. Attkisson served on the University’s Journalism College Advisory Council (1993-1997) and was chairman in 1996. In 1997, she received the University of Florida’s Alumnae of Outstanding Achievement Award. She co-authored the college textbook: “Writing Right for Broadcast and Internet News” (Allyn & Bacon 2003).



Finalist Gerald Loeb business awards for “Taxpayer Beware”

Barbara Olson Award for Excellence and Independence in Journalism


Kenneth Y. Tomlinson Award for Outstanding Reporting

“Courage in the Face of Power” Award, Weyrich Awards


Pillar Human Rights Journalism Award for “Fearless Reporting in the Face of Government Retaliation.”


Investigative Emmy Award for “Investigating Congress.”

Investigative Emmy nomination for “Benghazi: Dying for Security.”

Emmy Award nomination for “Green Energy Going Red.”

Daytime Emmy Award as part of CBS Sunday Morning team entry for Outstanding Morning Program for “Washington Lobbying: K-Street Behind Closed Doors”

Integrity in Journalism Award

Brian Terry Courage in Journalism and Reporting Award

Finalist in Gerald Loeb Business Awards for “The Business of Congress”


Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism for “Gunwalker: Fast and Furious.”

RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Investigative Reporting for “Gunwalker: Fast and Furious.”


Emmy Award Nomination for Investigations of Congress: “Follow the Money.”

Emmy Award Nomination for Investigating Aid to Haiti earthquake victims.


Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Reporting of a Business News Story for series on the Bush Administration’s Bait-and-Switch on TARP and the Bank Bailout.

Investigative Reporter and Editors Finalist Award for “Investigating TARP.”

Finalist in Gerald Loeb business awards for Television Breaking News for “Follow the Money: Bailout Investigation.”

Emmy Award Nomination for “Follow the Money.”

RTNDA-Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence (CBS team award)

Finalist in Gerald Loeb business awards for “Earmarks”

RTNDA-Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence (CBS team award)

Emmy Award Nomination for Investigating Dangers of certain prescription drugs and vaccines; and conflicts of interest in medical industry.

Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism for series on mismanagement at the Red Cross: “Red Cross Under Fire.”

Emmy Award Nomination for “Firestone Tire Fiasco.”

Civil Justice Foundation Special Commendation for Firestone Tire coverage.

Investigative Reporter and Editors Finalist Award for series on the dangers of certain prescription drugs and vaccines.

Attkisson received several other awards for her reporting and producing, including a New York Black Journalists Association public service award, a Mature Media National Award, a Florida Emmy Award, a Sigma Delta Chi Award and a Florida Communicator’s Award.


120 Responses to “Bio”

  1. Alan J Wood
    July 2, 2015 at 9:32 pm #

    WONDERFUL BOOK, STONEWALLED! I just had to express my admiration for your book. Of course I personally could read thousands of pages on Benghazi, Hillary, etc. But when you went into other subjects and the politics and machinations of the “news?” people, you never lost me for even one word! We need someone like you for President; PLEASE RUN! 🙂


    • Pat coffey
      January 3, 2017 at 12:07 pm #

      I wonder if she is related to former anchor. Stan Ackinsonn

    • Doc
      July 5, 2017 at 4:50 pm #

      I am still reeling from reading Stonewalled! This should be required reading for every journalism major (if there still are journalism schools anymore.) The depths of dishonest self-serving government are worse than I ever imagined. Three words of advice for Ms. Attkisson: 1) hire a good bodyguard; 2) never stop writing the truth; 3) don’t ever run for office…. we need you on the front lines to keep our country from sinking further into this swamp!!

      • Paula ZAJAC
        July 17, 2017 at 10:31 pm #

        My thoughts exactly!!!!

  2. Jack Mosby
    July 19, 2015 at 8:42 am #

    Your chosen candidate or not – Trump is becoming the conduit, the means for American’s to voice their angry screams of disgust over our corrupt crony capitalist government. The time is beyond late, it is now or never for the country. Trump is fed up, the country is fed up, and with his help it is our last chance to stick it to the oligarchs and “Bring America Back” to the people. Let’s all hope and pray he is locked on this time around to go all the way. When you stop and think about it, his age and personality (too old to give a damn) and financial independence from the Uniparty bosses are the only way to break their backs. All they have is money and ridicule to control the candidates. With Trump, neither one works. This includes the MSM. And it is sooo satisfying to watch the bastards squirm.

    • Sammy
      July 27, 2015 at 9:42 am #

      Jack–you’ve hit the nail directly on the head! No one has said it better.

      • wendy
        January 24, 2016 at 8:55 am #

        Jack, Ditto from here.

        • SAundra
          November 4, 2016 at 3:03 am #

          Omgoodness. I have heard the voice of not only reason but the voice of SANITY. Trump is many of the things that he’s been called, a sexist, a with a good ole boy way of doing business. Because he says what he thinks when the words come out of his mouth Unsvripted like the rest of us. When we JQPublic are talking about anything not just politics. We don’t have a copy from a speech writer. We don’t have a monitor which to follow on any given topic. Our words are not perfect, nor our sentences. Just normal conversation. That’s why Trump has resonated with the public. I understand him, because it’s plain folk speak. Not high and mightier than me conversation. He says what many of us don’t have a way to make our thoughts and feelings heard. He’s upset the perverbial Applecart. Hope I’m making an ounce of sense here. I’m elderly, worked very hard my whole life doing menial work. Laundry and ironing, motels, waitress etc. IM a proud conservative even if I haven’t had the book learning many of you have had. I was not smart enough for college. That’s okay I made my way in the world. It took every bit of our savings to care for my husbands care the last years of his life. Sold the house car, everything. I gave him the best care I could. Paying $7000.00 a month in a facility goes all the extras needed and I had to live too. Now he has passed and I’m having to move to another state where I can get cheaper rent, and public transportation. I’m not complaining just explaining. I pray Mr. TRump beats the pants off that woman. Because I’d like to know how just HOW does someone who leaves the WHITE HOUSE and live like she has and be BROKE. That woman has no Freaking idea what BROKE IS? NONE? In sure do and millions of hard working Americans know what broke is.
          How can she be running for president when she should be unqualified until all this underhanded stuff she and that varmet of a husband good ole boy Bill have done.He was worse than Trump in his fillanderings. Because he tarnished the White House and took advantage of a very young lady in that office. While Hillary was picking out the furniture and dishes she was going to take with her from the People’s House. She’s a thief , not a barower. She TOOK items from the White House that’s stealing. She’s corrupt. TRump might have faulted on bad business deals well so have I on a much smaller scale. Not Illegal, it’s write offs and if people don’t like it that why we have a congress to get laws amended and change things. TRump understands how to use the system leagaly. The Clintons are just down right liars and thieves and don’t seem to care . The scum rinses off their backs like a duck coming out of the water. I have no way to explain how they get away with it all. BUT I am dam tired of it, and those like them. Those of us that are not privileged, and don’t have what they have are not jealous of their life styles.. I was perfectly happy with our home and living on a dirt road with good neighbors and talking over the fences. It’s a good enough life. BUt people like Hillary Clinton have no concept of real hunger and not having enough for utility bills and medical. I would like to have a back surgery that’s around $15,000. And I would love to be able to have dental work done I need. But wishing will not get it done. I would never think about doing something I wanted or needed illegal to make it happen. Where is there sense of personal pride. They can’t be Christian , Jew or any other religion. THey worship POWER greed and MONEY.. That’s a ticket to hell. Not a place I wish to visit ever. So yes it’s the lesser of two evils. But it’s what we have to work with. IrbHillarybhasbworked so hard for children, then how can she even support the cruelty that is abortion. Ripping the unborn out of a woman’s womb. That is murder no other word for it.if you kill a pregnant woman in a car crash that’s your fault. You are charged with a double homicide. Now how can you have that both ways. You can’t , it’s murder. I knownyoungbwomenntryingbto have babies and they cry because they can’t conceive. Many people adopt because there aren’t enough new borns to adopt anymore. We need to help women who need an alternative to abortion. There is plenty of organizations that need funding that want to help women out of bad situations I know of some and I have helped some myself. We can’t go into history being known for such a great nation that we are, be remembered for killing innocent babies.snatching their little lives away before it begins. Babies that survive abortions are left to die with no help to breath or wrapped to keep them from gett hypothermia. What kind of nation have we become? That is just, it does not compute in my head. At least Mr. TRump has seen this is so wrong. No doubt he loves his children and he has provided for them and their mothers. So for me that is reason enough for my vote. But I think he will be the kind ofmPresident that truly wants to brings industry back to this country for the people. I truly believe that. I’m praying for all of us.I believe with all my heart if the Supreme Court and the federal judges that will be elected will for ever change our country into a socialist country, it will never get turned around. Never. Because there will be few people left that will remember what a Rebublic is. We will all be dead to tell the story. The history is being rewritten right now. It’s not even that it’s not true. The HISTORY of our nation has been altered because so much has been omitted in school books. I might not have a degree but I remember my history from school. Ask young people today and they say I’ve never heard that. 8 never heard that.its dam scary to me. We must save our constitution,and the knowledge our founding fathers left for us. We should have an American Flag made in AMerica in every classroom. Hanging outside every house. Not only on holidays but everyday. Kids graduating today in some parts of our country don’t know the pledge of allegiance, don’t know to stop at attention when the flag is being raised and retired at night.never leave a flag out in the rain or dark unless there is a light on it. I didn’t go to college to learn this. I learned this as a child. We did these things everyday. It imply takes ONE PERSON to start a movement. We always had a short prayer everyday in school. MADILINE MURRY O’HARE single handedly got prayer removed from schools. One person. She was a committed Atheist. The young are not being given the tools to protect themselves and to protect our way of life our freedoms that so many admire us for. They can’t work to defend what has made us great in America if they are never taught it to begin with. OUr conservative values are being lost everyday. HILLARY And the now democrats are so far left it’s almost unAmerican. That’s just how I see it. I apologize for ranting. But I’m so sick of all the corruption and allegations being thrown around the world about this great country. I love the United States of America. We were proud to hang our flag out everyday. We were great full for what we had meager though it was at times. We were still thankful for our lives our children’s lives and for their futures. I didn’t feel that way right now. I hope Trump gets elected and goes in the white house and cleans up a lot of the mess that the Obama administration will leave behind. I hope he gets a house and senate that will help him and not stay in the gridlock we’ve seen the last almost 8 years. Enough.MR. TRump and Pence must save us here at home and not OBAMAS legacy but the Legacy of these United States.more importantly save the country for the many who have fought and died for her, around the world for FREEDOM., I hope Jack and Wendy and Alan that I did understand and agreed with you. Cause it’s time to kick ass. Enough of the same ole political jargon that leads nowhere and gets nothing done. DOnald Trump is out there working his ass off and spending his own money for CHANGE. HIlliary has been in hiding since Sept. Before she was out where with the Hollywierd elites RAISING money not spending her own money. DOnald Trump has been putting his money where is mouth is… I praying for his election. He must takenPennsylvania I understand . So pray for those states he needs the electoral college votes if you don’t pray then have positive thoughts and vibes and picture those states.mindont know how that works so I don’t know how to say it. Not casting dispersions honest. Okay vote. I’m sending in my early ballot tomorrow. MAY the God or Higher Power you believe in Bless you and all whom you hold dear. Is that politically correct enough. Light humor here. I’m praying for Mr. TRump and Mike Pence. Gads I’m tired just watching and reading about this election. TRump is like the energizer bunny. He just keeps on going . Yahoo !!!!! Dam Im tired writing this.

          • David Lee
            November 6, 2016 at 3:24 pm #

            You said it. Hillary is indebted to the illuminati and the satanic occultists. She will take us (theU.S.) on a trainride to hell. You (we) won’t be able to get off of ,ever. She said we have to get away from having religion and religous beliefs affect our decisions. Our Country was founded by Christian, God fearing people and that is the course that we should stay.GOD BLESS AMERICA.

    • Jim Mooney
      August 4, 2015 at 10:48 pm #

      Trump actually has a more sane foreign policy vis-a-vis Russia than Obama. All Obama wants to do is poke the bear into a corner over a Nazi coup we funded. The media is outright lying about Crimea, which was a free self-determination plebiscite, the same as Scotlands. Yet they persist in calling it an invasion.

      Poking the nuclear bear in their own backyard, when we went nuts over Cuba, is Not a good idea. Trump says he’d deal with Putin. Obama just threatens and insults him. His foreign policy stinks.

      • SAundra
        November 4, 2016 at 3:20 am #

        Jim Intotally agree great points.The Jacobites lost their lives and culture and their language. It’s trying to be revived in Scotland but the young don’t seem interested sadly. It must be taught from infancy.
        Yes I agree on the Crimea. I have good friend from over there. She lives here now. What she has told me about even their health care is so unbelievable. Ludmila told me she understands what Freedom means now. She will never go back to Russia or see Crimea again.

    • Mark Greenbaum
      October 12, 2015 at 10:46 pm #

      Crony capitalism? Trump IS crony capitalism. He buys politicians, he’s said so in interviews.

      • Paul Kersey
        May 3, 2016 at 11:19 am #

        From what I know of the definition of crony-capitalism it’s only considered that when the product or service is less than the best available. This would not be the case if the Trump organization won a contract because we all know his organization provides world-class products and services.

      • Ted Yost
        July 6, 2016 at 10:18 am #

        The point Mr. Greenbaum, is that the politicians are for sale, everyone buys them. It is that part of the system that needs to be fixed. Term limits for Senators, and Congress would be an excellent place to start

        • Eric Bischoff
          February 16, 2017 at 8:58 am #

          We don’t need Term Limits, that’s what elections are for. Term limits would deprive us of great politicians we love to keep around. What we need is to get money out of politics. Reverse Citizens United. Support Move To Amend. Support Public Campaign financing. Demand Proportional Representation Voting. Pre register the entire population. Younger age voting. Open Debates for all parties. Make ALEC illegal.

          • kiep
            May 19, 2017 at 10:12 am #

            There are NO “great politicians”- now the application of the word “politician” implies crooked deals, power-mongering, self-serving. What the US needs are true STATESMEN, who really design (limited) legislation to help make lives of the general citizenry stable in the best possible way. We don’t have many in Congress who are not “bought”; they don’t have a moral compass by which they develop legislation, alliances or personal conduct.

    • Laura Fisher Alvarez
      October 1, 2016 at 10:10 am #

      @Jack Mosby July 19,2015
      I could have written that myself word for word.

    • Mike
      January 23, 2017 at 5:40 pm #

      Jack he surely fooled you my friend, I honestly hope I’m wrong, but after only 4 days it doesn’t appear I am.

    • greg gamble
      March 27, 2017 at 2:58 am #

      Trump is not able to bring America back to your vision of where it should have been to begin with. Trumps entire select group of insiders are nothing more than cronies and wall street elites. He has changed nothing. It is as corrupt as ever in the White House. He is not going to break anyones backs Jack. He will be rendered ineffective within 6 months. He has split your party and the country. Has disgraced the office of the President and has ties to Russia. Are you an American Jack?

    • Paula ZAJAC
      June 3, 2017 at 12:07 am #

      Jack, such an absolute truth you have spoken and look how long ago you knew this!

  3. Jerry Kimbro
    July 19, 2015 at 9:38 am #

    Dear Ms. Attiksson,

    How wonderful to finally read a journalist who really reports the news without a bias- liberal or conservative. You are so unique and wonderful. IF only the rest of the journalists would stay true to the ethics of journalism- this world would be a much better place! Thank you for all your work and dedication!


    • SAundra
      November 4, 2016 at 3:28 am #

      Jerry can you tell me how I can find where Miss Akkison can be seen or heard. I loved her book and watched her on CBS. But I’m on Dish and tried to find her show and nothing came up. WHere is the network she is currently on. My first time posting here. I did a search and it brought me here. Many good thoughts and exchanges. I’m not tech savvy at all.
      I would appreciate it. Thank you.

  4. Bill Geers
    July 19, 2015 at 1:43 pm #

    As a fellow Gator – Gator Nation should be proud of you for standing firm to the principles of unbiased journalism. If Trump is elected you should be his press secretary! God bless you and your family Sheryl and Go Gators!

  5. mike Cavanaugh
    July 19, 2015 at 6:21 pm #

    Will you marry…or at least go out with me !!!

    Stumbled on the Trump/Post article and it is a fantastic piece of journalism. The media in this country is at a scary level as far as the amount of power they have over the public. They can, and do everything they can to impact mainstream opinion of everything from baby mice to something as important as a presidential election.

    Something really needs to be done control these “devil made me do it” egomaniacs

    Dinner next Saturday ?

  6. Scott McMurtrie
    July 19, 2015 at 10:57 pm #

    Ever since you came out against CBS I have been following your work, have seen you a number of times on various FOX shows, I am very impressed.

    I apparently missed your work prior to you leaving CBS, but am so very impressed how you report honestly.

    If I may also add respectably, my heart sings when i hear your voice, its a bonus that you also just happen to be a very beautiful woman

  7. Gerald Jung
    July 20, 2015 at 6:16 am #

    Mrs. Atkisson, Thanks for your outstanding work on CBS as anchor, correspondent; American media really needs news in the best way, impartial, correct, without partisanship.
    Too many of us have to look to Reuters, Deutsch Welle, France 24 for Journalism. You are in their ranks.

    • SAundra
      November 4, 2016 at 3:37 am #

      Ditto. I watch them too. Just lost PIVOT tv in America. Saw a lot I would have not been aware of. Love ReDactded. Good points and analysis. Of course HUMOR. Boy we need to laugh more in this country.

  8. maurice s. devine
    July 20, 2015 at 7:46 pm #

    would like to see you do more tv, you truly have something too offer. will look forward to your new show, also do you do speaking engagements ? have a good day!!!

  9. D.O. duke Lipensky
    July 21, 2015 at 9:43 am #

    She seems to be smart without being abusive. We used to call that being a lady.

  10. Guy Cooper
    July 23, 2015 at 11:28 am #

    I look forward to watching your new program.

    • SAundra
      November 4, 2016 at 3:40 am #

      In case I will ask you too. Do you know where Sharyls new show is and how to find it on DISH. . Thanks.

  11. Norman
    July 29, 2015 at 11:46 pm #

    Urgent needs of unpolitical correctness, a straight talk and unbiased professional journalists.

  12. Paul Jessen
    August 30, 2015 at 12:06 am #

    Ms. Attkisson bravo on your book “Stonewalled!”

    I wish there were more reporters like yourself who are not afraid of doing your job by reporting the truth about corrupt politicians and their cronies.

    If we do not have people stand up for the truth and hold these people accountable for their transgressions we will allow evil to take us to Orwell’s world of 1984!

    God Bless you and your family and all the best in your new endeavors!

  13. John Wroten
    September 2, 2015 at 10:26 pm #

    Keep up the good work.

  14. Frank M. Hoffman Sr.
    September 13, 2015 at 12:28 pm #

    Here is a story for you to check on:

    Why did Richard Blum – owner CRI – husband of Diane (different name for a reason) Feinstein (liberal Democrat Senator ( who also supports Sanctuary Cities – San Francisco ) get the non-bid exclusive contract for selling 56 Postal Properties (estimated worth – $19 Billion) deemed no longer needed. These properties bought by Taxpayer monies and owned by Postal Service.(which has lost $1197 in the last 10 Years). He will be paid commission from 2% to 6% and will potentially have a commission value of $950 million to $1.1 billion.
    Corruption at its best.

    • Terri Kirk
      October 5, 2015 at 1:52 pm #

      Frank, you need to get your facts correct before posting. Here is a blurp from

      It is true that Richard Blum has a financial relationship with the real estate firm contracted to sell United States Postal Service properties. However, this viral email gets some details — including the name of the real estate company — wrong.
      In July 2011, the Postal Service entered into an exclusive contract with the real estate firm CB Richard Ellis Group Inc. (CBRE) to sell surplus Postal Service properties. Blum, Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s husband, is the chairman of the company’s board of directors. As a member of the board of directors, he received $157,000 in cash and stock awards from CBRE Group in 2012. His investment firm, Blum Capital Partners, L.P., is also the real estate firm’s fifth largest institutional shareholder. As of May 2013, it held more than 15 million shares worth an estimated $3 billion. However, this amounts to about 4.5 percent of CBRE Group’s total shares. CBRE Group is the largest commercial real estate firm in the world. Its Postal Service contract is responsible for a fraction of that revenue, and just a fraction of that fraction is passed on to shareholders.
      The email suggests Feinstein — described as a “powerful U.S. Senator from San Francisco” — misused her office to secure a “sweet deal” for her husband. But there is no evidence of that.
      Sue Brennan, a Postal Service spokeswoman, told us in an email that seven firms participated in a competitive bidding process. She said the Postal Service chose CBRE Group because it “was the contractor with the best overall organization, capability and experience.”
      Feinstein’s spokesman, Brian Weiss, addressed questions about the contract in a February 2013 article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

      You can read the full article on the site

      • Matt McIntyre
        March 25, 2016 at 11:04 am #

        Terri, Mr. Blum’s company was awarded a sweet deal for rebuilding some of Iraq’s infrastructure after being invaded. Coincidence? This real estate deal with the USPO might produce only a “fraction” of the company’s revenue, but a fraction of a fraction of multi-billions of dollars in real estate sales is still going to be a whopper of a dividend. The amount isn’t important; what matters is the fact that Blum repeatedly gets the inside scoop on big deals because his wife is one of the old cronies inside the beltway. That is not a coincidence.

  15. Michael Gibbons
    September 23, 2015 at 11:11 am #

    Hello, Mrs. Attkisson – my name is Mike Gibbons. I’m a disabled/retired New York State Court Officer that was selectively persecuted just for requesting a transfer to a workplace closer to home after being diagnosed with major illnesses that eventually required major surgery. I was refused that lawful transfer, exasperating my already serious conditions, and that violates the Federal ADA which requires that an accommodation be granted and this should be looked into. I have coveted information about how the NYS Office of Court Administration takes it’s marching orders from a corrupt, Union President and local politician. A clear violation of AFL/CIO national and local rules. I can promise a ground shaking scandal within city/state politics with this information. Please consider helping me in my quest for justice. Thank you so much.
    Mike Gibbons.

  16. Frank E Wichern, Pharmacist
    October 2, 2015 at 8:39 pm #

    Proud University of Wisconsin Alumnus.
    Escaped the People’s Republic of Madison WI, 1971.

    Looking forward, very much, to seeing, hearing and
    sharing with Sharyl on FOX ENTERTAINMENT
    Channel 47 Madison.
    Via Cable, of course.

  17. Jon Bishop
    October 3, 2015 at 12:58 am #

    Crayons Ready? Let’s Begin! Please reveal everyone’s true colors. You may be the last true investigative journalist left in the Western Hemisphere. Courage, Integrity, and common sense – I love it!

    A couple of my favorite quotes –
    “The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name.” – Confucius

    When those in power adopt plunder as their preferred method of control and rule, slowly but surely, they will pervert the legal system to authorize it and create a moral code that glorifies it. – Frederic Bastiat paraphrased

    • Lynn
      April 14, 2016 at 7:51 am #

      Great quotes. Notice in this stream, how there are some who try diverting the discussion from the issues that Sharyl has worked so hard to bring to the public.

  18. Bob Crossett
    October 14, 2015 at 3:50 pm #

    I hope you continue to report onK-street . The special interest laws and rules [fedral and local} are destroying the middle class.

  19. Jim Bax
    October 18, 2015 at 12:54 pm #

    Excellent report this morning. As a Florida Gator and former long time resident of Longboat Key I take special pleasure in your success. One of your viewers suggested that you expose the incestuous relationships between doctors and big pharm. Working in positions that included Secretary of Florida HRS and Professor and Director of the FSU Institute of Health and Human Services Research I further suggest that you dig a little deeper to find the facilitators of the sordid public rip off. Check out the role of the Pharma lobbyists AKA bundlers. Look into their gifts to Universities and their affiliates. See how these power brokers place their friends on policy making board to influence outcomes. See how they act to stifle critical reports. Examine the use of reactions meds to define behavioral disorders. Check out the use of powerful reputable inhibitors with non FDA approved groups, eg children. Government approved MH we vices provide just enough money so the only MH function a provider can perform is to write a
    Prescription. On the other hand, any pediatrician can prescribe a med , and often his own soup of powerful meds without my special trading. Psychiatrists admit that the human brain is largely unexplored yet they continue pour.chemicals into brains that they don’t understand. Sorry for the rant.

    • Debbie Logan
      February 15, 2017 at 8:53 am #

      Hi Bill,
      My name is Debbie Logan, I’m doing a documentary on the hepatitis c drugs toxicity and big pharma like Gilead.
      If you can contact me at
      Thank you.

  20. Jim Bax
    October 18, 2015 at 12:57 pm #

    Spell check mangled my message. It is powerful inhibitors. Etc.

  21. Terry l sintkowski sr
    October 21, 2015 at 11:01 am #

    Thank you for your hard work in bringing unknown facts of our corrupt public officials which I am quite sure there are many of them, then and only then the people can make up their minds to either re-elect them or get rid of the dishonest scum that they are. Thanks again and don’t give up, the honest people are behind you 100 percent

  22. walter johnson
    October 24, 2015 at 12:52 am #

    I remember Sharyl Attkisson as she worked in Tampa (big hair era). She was beautiful then and even more so now with her classic features; her terrific writing and reporting compliments her beauty-a dynamite combination. Sharyl is in a class by herself.

  23. Thomas Macdonald M.D.
    October 24, 2015 at 8:40 am #

    Thank you for making a significant contribution to modern journalism. I feel that you are reporting with integrity and honesty and without partisan persuasion.

  24. E. Denise Caldon Sorkness
    November 5, 2015 at 3:27 pm #

    As a Veterans Widow since 1996 and Georgia Whistleblower since 2008 following 15 years of dedicated and “exceeds expectations” annual evaluations, I was terminated just 9 days following my submitting in writing my refusal to cross criminal, fiscal and ethical lines requested for three years by the college president. The evidence of malfeasance by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (a.k.a. “The Southern Mafia”) is confirmed in Depositions, Affidavits and Discovery documents and kept sealed from public view by Georgia’s State Attorney General Sam Olens who filed four “Responses in Opposition” to their release via lifting of Protective Orders. I have copies of all the sealed documents. I was told by a source, The Atlanta Journal “cannot touch my story.” Jeff Chirico, formerly with CBS Atlanta, brought his camera team to Macon and released one of many other investigative reports:

    We commend you, Sharyl, and ask you to consider meeting with me, Sabrina Smith (Statewide Chairman of Georgia Watchdogs), et al. Three requests have been submitted to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to appoint a Special Investigator given the “Conflict of Interest” by Attorney General Sam Olens. Governor Deal will not respond.

    GOD Bless.

  25. K.C. Tuckness
    November 10, 2015 at 11:30 pm #

    Stonewalled was absolutly very well written. You gave me the courage and confidence to continue on with my personal investigation regarding mortgage fraud. I am a homeowner that Bank of America sent contractors into my home and made changes that I certainly was not made aware of. After investigating other homeowners in my township, I realized that I was NOT the only homeowner that was violated by breaking and entering into our homes without prior approval. Google Breaks Breaking into Houses or watch 99 Homes! We must come to agreement that the banksters STOP violating our privacy rights. Thanks Sharyl!

  26. James Dohm
    November 29, 2015 at 2:03 pm #

    Wonderful show! You really need a full hour, exploding into a full hour 5 nights a week and a staff with your ethics and integrity helping with the research to get enough to fill such an ambitious goal!

  27. Daniel Liszt
    December 28, 2015 at 12:03 pm #

    Hi, Stonewalled is excellent as is your other work.
    I have a popular online video show called Dark Journalist and I wonder if you would be available to come on and discuss your fascinating concept of “Astroturfing.” We could do the interview over Skype. Here is a recent episode with Former HUD Secretary Fitts dealing with false memes in the media:

    I look forward to hearing from you! Thank you – Daniel

  28. Dennis Deal
    January 15, 2016 at 6:54 pm #

    I can’t verbalize the extent to which I respect the Journalistic Ethics you displayed by quitting the CBS News Network due to its biased editorial positions. You have so many Journalistic awards that you know, of course, you’ll be swept off the market very quickly by a the type of network which reports, not edortalizes or ignores legitimate important stories, as well as for among the reasons mentioned above. It’s all about your employer not consistently trying to be part of the story rather than reporting it and letting us, the great unwashed, arrive at our own conclusions. You have a great career, the end of which is not even in sight. God bless.
    Dennis Deal;

  29. Jan
    January 18, 2016 at 8:57 am #

    Your presentation of the lecture at Nevada University that has a YouTube video is sooooo strong !! Well structured and a very thorough analysis of the subject. Please run for President of the USA.
    Love and regards from The Netherlands, Jan.

  30. charlie krumenacker
    February 6, 2016 at 5:34 pm #

    Sharyl; Thank God for people like you. I am in the process of finisshing your book; paper edition and this morning went back to page 366 and your comments on whistle blowers that may have saved lives and how many were treated. This country is on the way to the trash can unless we make some major changes that reflect TRUTH. God bless,
    Thanks for the book…….

  31. David Yates
    March 10, 2016 at 12:53 pm #

    Read and very much enjoyed “Stonewalled” this past week. Your experiences in journalism echo my own experiences in broadcasting and at the University of Illinois for the past 35 years.

    I wonder if you have seen this article regarding Benghazi emails to Hillary Clinton regarding the Saudis Financing the Benghazi attacks:

    This was just posted today.

    Best wishes to you,


  32. Saiko
    March 16, 2016 at 10:34 am #


    I don’t know how common it is but I’ve long stopped watching/listening to News. I prefer to read. Even with interviews I prefer the transcripts.

    Making transcripts of your Full Measure episodes available – even weeks after – would be great.

    • sattkisson
      March 17, 2016 at 3:08 pm #

      We are posting most transcripts now with the videos at Thank you

  33. Alan Jamison
    April 10, 2016 at 11:41 am #

    Thank you for uncovering some serious eye openers!

  34. Lou Zimmer
    April 17, 2016 at 8:01 pm #

    You are a rare breed indeed. We need more journalists of your caliber. Your work is always an insightful, enlightening read.

  35. Desmond Last
    June 11, 2016 at 8:31 am #

    Why does Hillary Clinton support my Human Rights Abuse?
    In 8 years of writing not one Journalist or Gov member has ever contacted me or reported me. Hillary Clinton who does not have one idea better than mine continues to ignore my ideas. Why?

    About 8 years ago in Sydney my life became a living Hell- without my consent or any warning. The ANZ Bank in Australia illegally evicted me from my homes without any notice – one home was only £3500 in arrears the other £7000. Who gets evicted for that small amount? All my poetry, my story Angel, my ideas, stories, songs and fashion designs and concepts were, I was told, stolen and copied and millions made out of them and me. The Australian Gov will not let me have my home, or 5 years of writing and all my possessions unless I go back to prove who I am. My business Sydney Boat Sales which I had operated for 12 years suddenly lost all its customers and all the boats were removed from my marina on Sydney Harbor. Now for the third time in 3 years I am being told I have to have my Mental Health assessed as I am considered to be a physical threat to David Cameron. How? With what? I live at home looking after my 87 year old mum.

  36. Mary
    July 2, 2016 at 4:44 pm #

    This is what happens when we are being led by disfunctional people like the Clintons. They will break the laws and everyone else is the fall guy. The Clintons don’t set the standards to work for America because for a long time, they have looked out for themselves. They are weasels. Look at the reputation of UN Ambassador Rice and now Lynch, the Clintons ambushed their credentials. Is hillary really working to improve the working status of women? No!
    Sharyl, you need to work for Fox and also write for the websites who want to hear the truth as well as for their readers. May your voice continue to be heard!!!!!

  37. Todd Raymond
    August 15, 2016 at 12:29 pm #

    Although there is no doubt that Ms. Attkisson is an investigative reporter of the highest caliber and that her TEDx talk was insightful, it’s also glaringly apparent that she favors right wing politicians. Her interview with Trump was a exhibition of weak journalism absent of any substantial inquiry for which she is known. During the interview, Trump washes over a sweeping range of domestic and foreign policy issues that are so outlandish that they approached the absurd. Not once did Ms. Attkisson press Trump for specifics. For instance, when referring to Trumps comments on North Korea and our troops stationed there and his “plan” to remove them or have the South Korean’s pay for the costs, she didn’t follow up with what ramifications might result if the troops were pulled or if we, as a government set a a policy of “pay for play” military presence. Those troops are there for US security first and foremost. When she asked Trump to explain his comments on punishing women for getting an abortion, she accepted his wishy washy explanation without pressing him on whether “punishment” was even legal if abortion is legal. She accepted his glossed over explanation about his use of the word “punishment” was really equated with the stress that a woman endures during such a procedure. Truly pathetic. Her interview with Trump was clearly sympathetic to her personal political views and proves the point that if someone does not stand up to a person who makes repeated racist and bigoted statements, they are, themselves complicit with racism and bigotry. Ms. Attkisson’s show was also wrought with sound technical difficulties and points to a show that is being run by amateurs and speaks to her ineptitude within the political investigative arena. In short, her interview was sympathetic to Trump’s rise because, she did not demand specifics to what are truly frightening proposals for a Trump administration. Ms. Attkisson should stick to her strong suit of investigative reporting on the pharma industry and leave the serious political journalism to those that are not so blatantly biased in their political leanings. Her interview with Trump was a sad effort to kick start a show that is clearly DOA and destined to flounder in the lower depths of right wing internet, sub-par programming.

  38. Mike Schuerger Sr
    September 14, 2016 at 11:54 pm #

    I am impressed enough that I will look for _Stonewalled_

    But I am dropping this to note that I think some guys went with the 8th Air Force over Europe before your time, in aircraft like B-17s and B-24s. USAF Museum at Wright-Patterson in Dayton, OH would probably know.

    Envy you getting to go in a B-52 and an F-15 though. Way too cool not to envy.

  39. John S. St. John
    October 18, 2016 at 8:49 pm #

    “Well, I never heard it before, but it sounds uncommon nonsense”. Mock Turtle to Alice…….ツ

  40. Joel Chartier
    October 20, 2016 at 10:57 am #

    Sharyl – you left MSM to preserve your journalistic integrity. It puts you in a unique position of high respect by all people. Currently there is a complete blackout of news by MSM coming out of western Haiti in the wake of hurricane Matthew. Millionaire patriot Gary Heavin is flying in food, doctors, medics at his own expense in an effort to save as many people as he can. PLEASE do your own research – Your voice would lend the credibility needed to bring attention to the urgent needs of the poorest people in our hemisphere. Riverview Ram Nation – 78

  41. Dan
    November 3, 2016 at 11:07 pm #

    As my Mother’s era would say, “you’re a tough young broad”. Thank you! Apologies, for what this Administration has put you through. Exemplary reporting.

  42. Tim Hodge
    February 12, 2017 at 11:42 am #

    Hi Sharyl,

    On your topic of the outrageous cost of college, you should research Grove City College in Pennsylvania. They do it right by holding down costs and giving students a clear picture of their expenses before they attend. At the same time, Grove City’s academics are second to none with a real 97% placement rate for graduates.

    Thanks for the great investigative work.


  43. RON K.
    February 20, 2017 at 1:07 am #


  44. Bob Reich
    March 23, 2017 at 2:14 pm #

    Dear Ms. Attkisson:

    By chance I caught your story on TV about the variance in drug costs from pharmacy to pharmacy. I have to say I was somewhat shocked that you either are unaware or chose not to mention sites like “GoodRx” (web or app) that enable customers to find the lowest price in their city in – seriously – ten seconds! I would encourage you to download that app to see its utility and then, perhaps, follow up on your previous reporting.

    Thank you.

    Bob Reich
    Charleston, SC

  45. bill turner
    April 18, 2017 at 4:19 am #

    For some more of my inspirational motivational mayhem ………….The poxy “allah-phants” in the room, are still that NO.1. Muz-lam demands infidel-genocide No.2. No moslum is a civilian (not allowed to be)…….. NOTE. The only purpose of being (or remaining) muzee, is the juvenile-misogynistic (mosque-promised) “Fantasy-rapist-future”, supplied by their fictitious Mass-Murder-Motivator and Planet-Re-placer, Santa-Claus, (who they call “MAHDI” / Uncle-Pervy) who is to supply the promised “7 levels” of “muzi-(rapist) heven”, And all this muz-lamic cock & bull (Concocted originally) to help motivate-mentality, the massacre of the local (7th-century) Semite neighbors, plus actually steal all land / products / assets in all the (then) known, flat-world. …. But, NOTE. “mahdi” will not bring the “sexual-sweets” / river of wine / 300 sexy boys / new bigger cok/ sex 100 times a day (raping your grand-children) or the new “flatter-than-flat” planet-pedo. etc. etc. until any-place housing “Jews”, (then and forever) is totally eliminated (today called Israel / USA plus ?). ….I repeat….No mo-slum is a civilian. Its just a question of, are they at Stage 1. Stage 2. or Stage 3. ..That’s why world war has been continuous, since muz-lam was invented and wherever mos-lam is allowed, there will never be / can never be, (ever), a genuine truce. (or peaceful-end), to this 7th century voodoo-insanity. (duh). Their Infidel-genocide “Eugenic-Project” is via (Stage 1.) INVADE (deceive and infiltrate) the next golden-goose (and try to appear a non-combatant i.e. Slimid Ali)… Stage 2. Is. SUBVERT and WEAKEN (mentally and financially) with contemptuous hand-biting/ crime of every sort (and is always a tax-paying-slaves, nightmare ) to fund (then sucker-punch) the next bunch of “too-civilized” ostriches/ do-do good-ers.. Stage 3. (ISIS) Blatant/ Open, INFIDEL-GENOCIDE (yes you / anyone productive/ civilized) .. Stage 4. Is mahdi’s (uncle-pervy’s) RAPIST-REWARD (for mass infidel murder) . . Today we see in Europe the current Trojan-camels, marching, full of sKILLed “migrants”, (KILL, usually in the media fine-print) muzi-mafia, death-squads, (a moslami-tsunami of rapeUgees). Re-combining again, the Unholy anti-Semitic trinity, of muzi, nazi and micks. (from WW flare-up No 2)… .NOTE. the muzi world-conquest (war), which has been continuous since the invention of mos-lam are today, traitorously-aided (and abetted), by socialist media-prostitutes, relentlessly-camouflaging them as deserving-victims (or as benign/ beneficial ? a “religion” ?) but obvious to “blind-Freddy” that muz-lam has always been just a medi(very)evil, mafia pyramid-scam, (usually hidden/ camouflaged in plain view), but still needing and demanding, rote-learning of mythology, as the pinnacle-Project, (for a primary-purpose), of systematic child-abuse (to produce these permanently-indoctrinated-dolts) but not visible (apparently) to the media/ legal-prostitutes, peace-nicks, and other O’bamic, useful-idiot (wasteful) pawns). …Any policing-troops, sent to try to stop them killing each other, or explain the golden-rule / untangle that web of snakes, (ASPS) (Apartheid, Supremacist, Parasitic, Shitheads,) is a total waste of time /money (and futile/ thankless-optimism). As when anyone mentions “the golden rule” (or “the world is round”) is when they suddenly join-forces (to fight off any disruption to madhi’s cuming) as both sides (the too-muzi and the not-enough-muzi) both believe it is their rape-reward (of your grand children) that is exclusively for them ( and that is why their self-culling cannibalism, has been the biggest killer of moslums for centuries) mostly between the lazy-sluts Stage 1 ers, (parasitic population-bomb-ers) against the Stage 3 rs. (over-eager rabid-rapists). Well it is just 7th century, medieval, violent-voodoo after all, so what do you expect ? duh). Always insanely-insane, but now (via fossil-oil) insanely-rich /and so turbo-charged to / is, now corrupting-sanity world-wide (via funding media-prostitutes / socialist (any economy-killing) political parties) etc………… You don’t think Saudi Arabia got to control the UN/EU, based on their human-rights records, Did you ?. Or why they fund / control irresponsible, parasitic-cretin thug-groups worldwide, from the usual suspect rent-a-mobs (the “useful-idiots” socialist gang-greenies/ global warming / communal-bicycles wankers) through to unsustainable wind farms and Black-Lies-Matter, NOTE. Co2 is rising (beneficially ) at 1 millionth, per 5 years. (following a sun-driven warming since the last mini ice-age) at 0.8* per century. (Yes we are still being projected (and therefore protected from fatal severe weather) as the sun and earth tilt advancing life out of the last ice age. But anyway . So all non-moslum industrious-productivity must stop immediately…….. WTF ? Who will benefit ? (Yes no-one) NOTE Wondered why they all chant “Praise the Prophet (pedophile) not this planet.? (With head in sand 5 times a day, kissing stones and chanting death to you should know who (by now.) . The 8th century Arab-warning “never trust a moslum” is never truer. ……………..P.S. I suggest you buy “Gun-Deodorant”, (for under both arms).Their sharia (slavery/ blasphemy-codes), are controlling you already. And whether killing while dying (or dying while killing) muz-lam still promises rape, as reward for your glorious murder……….. Most mess-media today (in the non-muzi-west ) is just Sabotagal/ Diversionary, Spam……….The muzi-mafia (as you probably know), is via fossil-fuel is currently now insanely-rich (but will always be insanely-insane) and now funds / encourages anyone, worldwide ,any entity/ any unsustainable-states, puppets like Malaysia, Indonesia, N-Korea, Vatican, EU, UN plus gang-greenies, Black Lies Matter, Save the …..(more never-ending BS here)..etc , anyone who will/ can be bribed (or extorted), to help weaken, the next infidel-target (you/ modernity / anyone who is not muzi-enough/ civilization generally) . Socialists (like muzi-bullies) being the most destructive (and least ethical), are a stand up start for a gov-union (extortion-vehicle job) to relentlessly gouge taxpayers (for petty misdemeanors) to have the money piled then burned, on behalf of the 1400 year so far , muzi war-plan. Stage 2. (is subvert and weaken infidels)…….. NOTE. ISIS is just muzi-warfare Stage 3, (the over-eager rapists attempting the (final-stage) infidel-genocide too-soon) ……………… .And while most sane/ civilized people, try very hard (and civilly, via non-violent insults) to remove the socialist Commo’Cored stupidity (out of all the now college-indoctrinated-dolts/ self placing human-shields against infidel-commerce) particularly the infidel-taxpayer-funded imbeciles/ muzi-motivated morons, who are now farmed to be fully foot-shootin’ parasitic, who O Bummer installed in many fraudulent/ privileged positions of power, (usually locally controlled by union/ socialist bribery ), but OFFENSE (which can only ever be, a chosen, personal re-action), is illegal. What ? …..Nonsensical (yes)……… the ravings of a legal-lunatic ? (obviously) …. A miscarriage of justice, before an impossible event ? Fuk me, (and I hope you don’t choose to be offended by my emphasis) it’s impossible to offend anyone, anywhere, at any time but an inanimate object/ idea/ can now also be offended ? WTF ? ……… This (obviously) a muzi-backdoor blasphemy-law/ diarrhea-sharia scam. …… …….And never in the history of man, has that been good (for anything but slave owning dictatorships)…………. So this note Patriotic note is to explain why beer and bullets were invented (and you should have started shooting these invading-saboteurs yesterday). Particularly while our overpaid sergeant-at-arms( Mt Flaccid) has been sleeping, I suggest you buy gun-deodorant (for under both arms) (and never turn the other cheek unless it has a barrel against it)…… …….And while everyone’s ears are still ringing or still singing along with “The muzi on the bus goes, bang-bang-bang “…(…And The muzi on the street goes, stab-stab-stab,…And the muzi on the plane goes, slash-slash-slash And the muzi in the truk goes, TruckU too, etc.etc.) … defiance of what the mess-media is trying to camouflage it , spin it / lying about it ……………Today, on what was once our trusted ABC which is now no better than that other muzi-controlled rip-off propagandist joke, (like the postal service)……….. The now Billion $+ fraud/ fran kelly, is headlining, that none of this Stage 3, terror has anything to do with muzlam ? NEWS ? (Never-Ending Worthless-Shit) ……………..You know you are being lied to, while being financially ripped off by ABC (Agenda-Biased-Crap) / CNN (Caliphate-Nonsense-Nightly)/ NBC (Nirvana-Burning Cunts)/ CIA (Criminaly-Incorporated Arseholes) which like most media, is now owned by muz-lam or the other monied Illuminati, that get most of their ill-gotten gains by manipulating the buying power of any currency, plus starting/ maintaining a war (and supplying both sides). (Again) …. ……. Yes .Most of Hitlers WW2 vehicles were powered by Ford engines. ……Yes hitler was just another Illuminati-funded, thieving socialist arse-hole puppet, happily demonizing and deporting Jews, but the gas-chambers was a muzi (mufti hussani) moronic koranic prof-icy requirement. (the muzi fantasy is, until all Jews (infidels) are destroyed, mardi/ Uncle Pervy will not bring the replacement planet (flatter than flat) or 72 virgins, or 300 sexy boys , or river of wine, or new bigger stiffer longer new cok, or sex 100 times a day etc.etc. ) that juvenile misogynistic incentive is repeated today, every day, in every mosque that was ever built or stolen. …….And this is the reason that there will never be ( can never be) peace, in the middle-east ..koranic/ colonic-prophecy… .NOTE all prophets are just schizophrenic-guessers…. plus muzlam doesn’t allow freedom of personal religious-belief OR assimilation with infidevils, (just association, integration then interrogation and assassination). ……….. muzlam (since its invention in the 7th century) has been a convenient continuous war machine, (always corroding in three stages ) and has it been good for someone ? something ? somewhere ? at sometime ? possibly in never-never land ? Heads-R-Us land ?..Fuk-U-2-land?. ..Well for anyone civilized its catch-22. ………………Oh, and dont forget it’s your fault (apparently, and also media says you are bad) (and need to pay/ usually both) and also deserve to continue to have your assets stolen, by saudi/ soros/ bildergerg-mobsters etc. who are continually bribing/ extorting your Politicians and Councillors, usually with stolen/ fossil-oil dollars, to ” throw any civilized (your) future, under a bus, to fix (?) this deliberately-cultivated, unfixable muzi-mafia/ mayhem “, to rip-off, both you and your children’s future, by overriding/ diverting your vote, to the muzl-controlled, un-elected UN. (The muzi-controlled, nation-eliminator / total-world-slavery Agenda 21 project) .(No one really knows which flea owns the dog, but only nations have a dole-office …just sayn’) …….. ……. …………NOTE 1. As you may be aware any muzi moving anywhere, is an invader (Stage 1. deceive and infiltrate) (and is the only stage, where they even attempt, to appear to be, non-combatants) …………. ………………. .Also. Stage 2. at infidel-population contamination over 5% (or any muzi staying anywhere), is a hand-biting saboteur (subvert and weaken) of any infidel (mentally, and plus any infidel-industry, financially). …..SUB NOTE . all muzi are assassins-in-waiting, (supposed to wait) (ISIS is just some Stage 3rs, the over-eager rapists/ murderers) supposed to wait for the weakening/ disarming success, of Stage 1 and 2, before attempting Stage 3. (infidel-genocide). ………………Obviously this muzi-bastardy will never / can never conclude, or win , that’s the beauty of it (for the profiting Illuminati ). ……muzi Sewer-slide rapeUgees, are the classic, kill you in a heart-beat, zombies. So each way, every day taxpaying-infidels lose. Only patriotic leaders like Churchill, Putin, Trump etc. who knew/ know the problem and are prepared to risk their own personal future, (to work on behalf of the civilized) are worthy of respect. Not actors (who just lie for a living) ……muzi anything/ anywhere/ anytime is a dog-eat-dog snake pit / snake-eat-snake dog pit.. .No wonder veterans suicide after realizing their best efforts was doomed from the start. As any mention of the golden-rule, or the world is round will always unite these indoctrinated-dolts to even more inhuman-atrocities…….. ………Plus, any Gangreenies/ peace movement / save the universe/ black lies matter/ get-up / stop the sky from falling/ help the sun come up tomorrow etc. etc. are all muzi inventions, to demonize/ demoralize/ disarm/ degrade or destroy, the protective resistance of the essential-to-a-future (infidel) productive ……………NOTE. Only taxpaying employees/ employers (and the protective) can be Patriots and the only ones who have earned the privilege of voting (how their money is spent.) . All else are just parasitic-pawns/ drug-pushers, stealing for today, unable to even spell the word, ethics, happy to take a muzi-bribe and give their vote to any socialist-mafia, who promises to do the stealing/ extorting, (foot-shooting) on their behalf…as muzlam works towards no tomorrow…….. NOTE muzi have nothing to live for only things to kill and die for. Your death is their ticket to rape-heven. ……………………muzi/ Illuminati both being insanely-rich, insanely-lazy, and insanely-insane, preferred option, has always been getting infidel-patriots, fighting infidel-parasites (that’s why anything stupid wasteful, nonsensical (like banning the essential-to-life Co2 ) is promoted/ assisted, plus as any similar-strength attack/ resistance forces, will ensure a longer/ more-crippling, conflict and less people left at the end , for the Stage 3. muzi (to mop-up later) win ? But the MEDIA (Masturbating-Every-Demorat-In-America), says HEY, look over there, Pokemon has just converted to muzlam (and been given a UN peace-prize).. who would have thought . So lets all dress up as a vagina (because spoons make you fat) ………muzi don’t care, their mosque-promised fantasy-future, raping your grandchildren, is not even on this planet. …….Illuminati don’t care, they want most of the world population dead anyway (for their NWO total-slavery, NWO). …….And civilizing-capitalism wont kill itself. Duh. (they just grow more, or build more, as need requires)………………

  46. Bob Barwig
    April 30, 2017 at 1:24 pm #

    Just completed Stonewalled and enjoyed your prespectives on journalistic reporting and investigation.

    How do I get on a mailing list for all of your articles

  47. Paula ZAJAC
    June 3, 2017 at 12:47 am #

    Thank you, Sharyl for being you. Such a hard worker, such a good brain!!

  48. Peter S
    June 3, 2017 at 11:50 pm #

    Ms. Attkisson, I recommend you go watch the movie that opened this weekend, the one about Diana Prince. If you can get her to go with you, watch it with the great Sibel Edmonds . . .

    : )

  49. David Williams
    June 27, 2017 at 3:22 pm #

    For ordinary US citizens, Sharyl Attkisson is exactly what media needs. It is not the role of the “free” press to selectively report the news or the facts. It is not the role of any media to take sides in political discussion. Rather, the ONLY role of media is to report facts to a here-to-fore trusting American public. But as the media has changed from factual to agenda reporting, the American public will also begin to change. Say what you want, but Donald Trump has done more to bring the bias and selective narratives of big media to the attention of the American public than anyone ever has. Ms. Attkisson is a pure investigative journalist the kind of which we all must value even more these days. Here’s wishing continued to success to her and that she will continue to serve as an inspiration to future journalists who care about their obligations to the American public.

  50. Doug Simerly
    July 16, 2017 at 8:45 pm #

    I record Full Measure every week, so I can see your show when I get home. I am about to start The Smear, it is next in the queue. I missed you when you came to Portland, maybe next book I can see you and get your autograph.
    Thank you for being a real journalist, in the days of fake news, and I have shared your Ted talk on Astroturf with anyone who will listen, and a bunch of people have listened. Thanks Sharyl!

  51. Ken V
    August 1, 2017 at 8:05 am #

    The story you tell in the Epilogue to The Smear about Jessikka Aro is a higher tech version of what happened to Frederick Forsythe during his reporting of the Biafra conflict. He describes it in his autobiography: The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue. The British government and press discredited him because the story he was telling differed from the official policy.

  52. Nikola Pasic
    September 26, 2017 at 9:26 pm #

    I wonder what your thoughts are/were on the war in the Former Yugoslavia?
    I am of Serbian background but was born and live in Canada. From all the reporting and then learning from relatives and Canadian Military personnel who had been there a narrative was definitely being propagated. Christiane Amanpour and her State dept. spokesman husband were at the centre of it.
    THat was my introduction to media manipulation and PR firms and lies from politicians like Madeleine Albright….more people should have their “bubbles” burst. Thanks for doing that!!!

  53. George Colborn
    October 6, 2017 at 11:56 am #

    There are only two (I know) worthy of the title “Investigative Journalist” today, Sharyl Attkisson and Judith Miller – maybe I’ll add Jeff Gerth (from hearing about him in “Smear”, which I just bought in Barnes and Noble.) To those, my most sincere THANK YOU!
    I’ve been around for 21 election cycles (watching 19 – you know Yogi Berra said, ‘you can observe a lot, just by watching’), remembering my Creative Writing English teacher saying we should read the New York Times and the Herald Tribune to get good information (I am among the many who know how that turned out, remember Walter Lippman) and now saying BRAVA to you, Sharyl, for helping the average Jane and Joe (so busy working for the kids, paying taxes) to more understanding of the mechanism (and names behind) the BS assault which much of the MSM heaps on us every day.

  54. doug van hulle
    October 7, 2017 at 8:07 pm #

    for sharyl, my name is doug van hulle. i live in flushing michigan. i am a retired viet nam vet marine and i enjoy you on sunday mornings and i just bought 2 of your books.
    you are absolutly great in every way. outstanding presentations and a joy to watch and listen to on tv.
    i wish and hope you get more air time on tv. maybe go to fox news.

  55. Paul Romsky
    October 9, 2017 at 3:52 pm #

    I just tuned into Comet Tv for the first time and saw a commercial for your show “Full Measure”. I have a lot of respect for you because you are one of the truly unbiased reporters and admit the media is very liberal. I read your Bio, I think you anchored WCBS news in the very early hours of the morning in the 1990’s, or am I mistaken. I will be sure to watch your show.

  56. Marcie
    October 14, 2017 at 1:03 pm #

    FYI, the link to “Alleged waste, fraud or abuse of 9/11 donated funds July 29, 2002” on the page redirects to a non-existent page. I was interested to find this original story, and I thought others may as well. I just discovered your page. Thanks for being one of the few examples of genuinely intrepid investigative journalists.

  57. Jay
    October 20, 2017 at 6:18 pm #

    It appears your investigative research and resulting conclusions are significant. May you always find inspiration and continue trying to educate folks.
    My frustration is why aren’t your efforts exposing the rampant corruption within our Nation making a difference? Its not widely disseminated to the public. Conservatives “NEVER” get fired up like the “Brownshirt Democrats”! Even if they did corrupt news agencies always twist and condemn conservatives.
    Democrat Political Operatives (Yes they are Paid – expose that!) get away with anything they do! Secret Org’s and People trying to destroy America! Expose that! Weapon Caches of the Nation of Islam – strategies they have for Civil War, Unrest! Expose that! Gun confiscation agenda to control the public – Expose who, when, how! Even if you did, nothing good would happen. I applaud your work but am afraid no one’s listening.

  58. Carl Tuttle
    October 26, 2017 at 7:15 am #

    The complaint: (Misconduct/questionable behavior)

    Lyme disease with its life-altering/life-threatening consequences has been misclassified as a low-risk and non-urgent health issue. Editorial censorship of the truth insures the severity of Lyme disease remains well hidden from the worldwide medical community and general public while the three authors of the commentary recently published in the American Journal of Medicine compare Lyme to the aches and pains of daily living and claim everyone with Lyme will test positive.

    Collusion to Control the Narrative

    Collusion to Control the Narrative (Part 2)

    Collusion to Control the Narrative (Part 3)

    Summary: Elsevier (American Journal of medicine) will publish deceit but censor the truth/facts about Lyme disease.

  59. Vincent M Tedone MD
    October 28, 2017 at 11:44 am #

    The cause of neurodegenerative diseases [ND] is being hidden so research can continue to be funded for the magic drug to cure ALS, MS, AD, PD and other autoimmune diseases.
    Would Sharyl Attkisson be interested in helping me change this narrative and save many lives?

  60. Steve Baldwin
    October 28, 2017 at 1:39 pm #

    #Whistleblower: Status of American Vet w/ disabilities who challenged Obama admin, govt. + police.

  61. larry dawson
    November 20, 2017 at 3:24 pm #

    Saw you today on Cspan saying birther subject was Smear started by Clinton’s. My question is what does the term birther mean? Does it mean where he was born, name of hospital, forged pdf, Conn SS number Boehnel, Pakistan trip, adopted and name change to Soetero, Selective. Service number, sealed school records, Frank Marshal DAVIS, religion, sexual orientation … if all of this has been sorted out where do you say it was?

  62. Edmond Day
    November 23, 2017 at 12:08 pm #

    ‘The Smear” by Sharyl Attkisson should be center piece in political science, civics, government, whatever we call ‘history’ today.  As a candidate & low level political operative I can attest to Sharyl’s revelations.

     Atheist, secularist, social progressives, communist, Satanist, do not be concerned, America is not a Judeo-Christian nation.  We started out that way but have fallen.

    The Ten commandments, number 9 is, “Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor”.  No political entity practices number 9.  Governor love potion number 9 is the benchmark for American morality, not the 9th Commandment.  Commandments 1-8 & 10 are observed infrequently.

    Paying lip service to Judeo-Christian values is a hell if a lot easier than being a practicing Judeo-Christian.
    Technology & a failure in personal morality have destroyed any claim America has to Judeo-Christian values.
    Commandment number 1 is “Thou shalt have no other gods before us”.  Given America’s failure to practice any semblances to the commandments, who’s birth are we celebrating at Christmas?

    A few years ago a madam who provided girls to numerous Democrats & Republicans in Washington died.  Her death help keep secrets.  The madam stated she had more ‘normal’ Democrats as customers but the Republicans were kinkier, lots of dress up.  I believe number 7, “Thou shalt not commit adultery” was not being obeyed.  It is fair to say many politicians in Washington are sex pigs & those who are not keep their mouths shut.  Go along to get along.

    Repeat, who’s birth are we celebrating on December 25th?  If you celebrate Jesus’s birth then you should be practicing the Ten Commandments.  If you believe in one you must practice the other.

    Merry Christmas.

  63. Steven
    November 30, 2017 at 3:11 am #

    Sharyl Attkisson was one of my favorite news reporters back in the 90s , a beautiful lady who covered stories well. 🙂


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