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"I think the bottom line for me and for Newsweek is that there were a lot of - we did retract this specific matter about the Koran and the toilet for the reasons that you just cited." -- Michael Isikoff
Michael Isikoff (b. Syosset, New York, 1952) is an investigative journalist for the United States-based magazine Newsweek. He joined the magazine as an investigative correspondent in June, 1994, and has written extensively on the U.S. government’s War on Terrorism, the Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse, campaign finance and congressional ethics abuses, presidential politics and other national issues.
Total Books: 13
On July 1, 2010, Isikoff will become the national investigative correspondent for NBC.
Isikoff had been prepared to break the Monica Lewinsky scandal, but several hours before going to print, the article was killed by top Newsweek executives. As a result, the story broke first on Matt Drudge's Drudge Report the following morning. His book on the subject, Uncovering Clinton: A Reporter’s Story, was named Best Non-Fiction Book of 1999 by the Book of the Month Club.In January 2007, Isikoff married Washington, DC political gossip columnist Mary Ann Akers, who currently writes "The Sleuth" for washingtonpost.com.