A graduate of Yale College, he worked as an editor at Harper’s, The New Republic and Nation before joining the Washington Post in 1992. There he served as an Outlook editor, a Metro reporter, and World News editor at washingtonpost.com until 2007. Morley served as editorial director of the Center for Independent Media 2007-2009. He has also worked as Washington correspondent for Salon and AlterNet.
Morley is the author of three non-fiction books: The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton (St. Martin’s Press); Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the CIA (University Press of Kansas); and Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835 (Nan Talese/Doubleday).
Morley is the editor of JFK Facts, a blog about JFK’s assassination.