Michael Isikoff is an investigative journalist for “Newsweek”. He joined the magazine as an investigative correspondent in June, 1994, and has written extensively on the US government’s War on Terrorism, the Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse, campaign finance and congressional ethics abuses, presidential politics and other national issues. His book, “Uncovering Clinton: A Reporter’s Story”, was named Best Non-Fiction Book of 1999 by the Book of the Month Club. Isikoff is the co-author, with David Corn, of “Hubris”, a 2006 book about the selling of the 2003 Invasion of Iraq to the US public and the ensuing Plame scandal.
His online column with fellow journalist Mark Hosenball, “Terror Watch,” won the 2005 award from the Society of Professional Journalists for best investigative reporting online. Isikoff was a part of the “Newsweek” team that won the Overseas Press Club’s most prestigious award, the 2001 Ed Cunningham Memorial Award for best magazine reporting from abroad for “Newsweek’s” coverage of the war on terror.