Jane Meredith Mayer is an American investigative journalist who has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1995. In recent years, she has written for that publication on money in politics, government prosecution of whistle blowers, the United States
Predator drone program, Donald Trump’s ghostwriter and President
Trump’s financial backer, Robert Mercer.
In 2016, Mayer’s book Dark Money, in which she investigated the history of the right wing billionaire network centered around the Koch brothers, was published to critical acclaim.