Robert J. Morton is a former correspondent based in Tokyo during the late 1970s, Mr. Morton also reported from South Korea, China, Israel, Iran, Jordan and Thailand. He served as Editor in Chief of the New York City Tribune from 1983 until 1991. He holds a Masters degree in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin.
While a Media Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University in 1998, he decided to launch a digitally-based international news network which led to the launching in early 2001 of Geostrategy-Direct.com and East-Asia-Intel.com in 2003.
Throughout his career as a newspaper journalist, Mr. Morton has maintained an active interest in world news and alternative media platforms. He is Editor at the John Peter Zenger News Foundation. In 2015-2016 he developed and edited the ‘Examiner Today’ early morning e-letter at the Washington Examiner. As Associate Editor at Newmax Media, Inc., he edited the Langley Intelligence Network Group service. He previously served as Editor of The Washington Times National Weekly Edition from its inception in 1994 until Jan. 4, 2013.