Charles Lane Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth,The Washington Post

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Charles Lane Biography

Charles Lane is an American journalist and regular guest on the Fox News Channel. And an editor who is an editorial writer for The Washington Post. From 1997 to 1999, he was the editor of The New Republic.  

Lane oversaw much of the work of Stephen Glass, a staff reporter who fabricated significant portions. Or all of some 41 articles, in one of the largest fabrication scandals of contemporary American journalism During that tenure. He went to work for the Post, where, from 2000 to 2007, Lane covered the Supreme Court.

 Of the United States and issues related to the criminal justice system and judicial matters  After leaving the New Republic. He has since joined the newspaper’s editorial page. Where Lane currently works. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Charles Lane Age

Charles Lane was born in the United States in 1961. He is 61 years old. 

Charles Lane Height

Lane stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 7 inches/ 1.74 m tall.

Charles Lane Family

Lane was born in the United States. However, he has not shared any information about his parents and siblings with the public.

Charles Lane Wife

Lane is merely married to a German immigrant from the former East Berlin. Together, they are blessed to have three children.

Charles Lane Children

Lane and his wife are the parents of their three children.

Charles Lane Education

He attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, where  Lane was managing editor of the school newspaper, The Tattler. In 1983, He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in social studies from Harvard University.   Lane earned a Master of Legal Studies from Yale Law School in 1997 as a Knight Fellow.

Charles Lane Salary

Lane receives an annual salary of $92,189 per year, according to The Washington Post Editorial Writer salary.

Charles Lane Net Worth

Lane earns an approximate net worth that ranges between $1 million U.S dollars.

Charles Lane Career

He is a former foreign correspondent for Newsweek and served briefly as the magazine’s Berlin bureau chief. Lane earned a Citation of Excellence from the Overseas Press Club for his coverage in Newsweek of the former Yugoslavia.

In 1997, The New Republic’s owner, Marty Peretz, appointed Lane as editor after firing then-editor Michael Kelly. One of the worst journalistic scandals in contemporary American history arose at The New Republic.

 When fabricated reporting by a staff writer, Stephen Glass, was discovered. Lane fired Glass in 1998. He became an editorial writer for The Washington Post. Lane covered the Supreme Court for the Post, before then rejoining the Post’s editorial board in 2007 later.  

He wrote primarily about fiscal and economic policy during his second stint on the newspaper’s editorial board. Lane published The Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre, the Supreme Court in 2008. 

And the Betrayal of Reconstruction, about the Colfax massacre. Of 1873 in Louisiana of blacks by white militia, including the murder of surrendered prisoners.[citation needed] The book received a favorable review in the New York Times.

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