John Stossel joined Fox Business Network (FBN) in 2009. He is the host of "Stossel", a weekly program highlighting current consumer issues with a libertarian viewpoint. Stossel also appears regularly on Fox News Channel (FNC) providing signature analysis.
Prior to joining FBN, Stossel co-anchored ABC’s primetime newsmagazine show, "20/20." There, he contributed in-depth special reports and recurring segments on a variety of consumer topics, from pop culture to government and business. His "John Stossel specials" asked tough questions facing Americans today: "Sick in America" delved into the debate between private vs. government health care; "Stupid in America" exposed the government school monopoly; "John Stossel Goes to Washington" revealed government growth under both parties, while "Hype" exposed media distortions.
Stossel’s economic programs have been adapted into teaching kits by a non-profit organization, "Stossel in the Classroom." High school teachers in American public schools now use the videos to help educate their students on economics and economic freedom. They are seen by more than 12 million students every year. Stossel has received 19 Emmy Awards and has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club. Other honors include the George Polk Award for Outstanding Local Reporting and the George Foster Peabody Award. The Dallas Morning News named him the "the most consistently thought- provoking TV reporter of our time" and the Orlando Sentinel said he "has the gift for entertaining while saying something profound."
Earlier in his career, Stossel served as consumer editor for "Good Morning America" and as a reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City. His first job in journalism was as a researcher for KGW-TV (NBC) in Portland, Ore.
Stossel is a graduate of Princeton University, with a B.A. in psychology.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
New York Post columnist Naomi Schaefer Riley on the economics of sex.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Stossel interviews fellow baby boomers and younger generations about entitlements, culture and Miley Cyrus
Special edition of 'Stossel' hosted at the Student's for Liberty Conference in Washington, D.C.
Web Exclusive: Is the White House waging a war on women? More from Stossel’s all-female show, Thursday at 9pm ET.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Economist Ben Powell weighs in on promises to spend tax dollars on infrastructure.
Nobel-winning economist James Heckman on the value of preschool for disadvantaged children.
Rep. Mike Pompeo says President Obama’s budget will leave the U.S. begging for money down the road.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
‘The O’Reilly Factor’ host Bill O’Reilly argues technology is taking over our youth.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Why reputation is better for the country than rules and regulations from the government
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Stossel and panel analyze the 2014 State of the Union address
Reason Magazine’s Katherine Mangu-Ward on the war on drugs and NSA spying.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Senatorial candidate Ben Sasse argues the U.S. Capitol building should be moved from Washington, D.C. to Nebraska.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Are we all doomed by climate change? Stossel and guests debate the issue
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Instapundit.com founder Glenn Reynolds argues technology is saving education.
Tue Feb 04, 2014
John Stossel debatea Alan Colmes on the FDA’s ban of DNA testing kits. More on how reputation is better than regulation this Thursday at 9pm ET on Fox Business.
Fri Jan 31, 2014
Emergent Order co-founder and CEO John Papola on how his video cartoon series and action figures relate to American politics.
Wed Jan 29, 2014
Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, Hadley Heath of the Independent Women’s Forum, and National Review writer Charles Cooke weigh in on Obama’s State of the Union address.
Mon Jan 27, 2014
Is it unfair that some people make more money than others? Stossel looks at the issue of income inequality
Fri Jan 24, 2014
Center for Industrial Progress president Alex Epstein on the importance of fossil fuels.
Tue Jan 21, 2014
Bill Nye the Science Guy debates John Stossel on the crisis of global warming. More from “Chill Out” this Thursday at 9pm ET on Fox Business.
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