Mark Hosenball is an investigative correspondent at Reuters. Prior to joining Reuters in September 2010, he worked for Newsweek. He started there in November 1993, after working at Dateline NBC as an investigative producer. He also worked at The Sunday Times, the Evening Standard, Time Out, [and contributed articles to [The Washington Post]], The Wall Street Journal, and The New Republic. He has also done commentaries for American Public Radio.
Hosenball began working for Newsweek as an investigative correspondent in November 1993. Here he covered a range of issues for the National Affairs department. He has also written a number of stories on terrorism and the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S., campaign finance, the Monica Lewinsky controversy, the death of Princess Diana, Whitewater, the crashes of EgyptAir flight 990 and TWA flight 800, and related air safety issues.
Prior to working for Newsweek, Hosenball worked from Dateline NBC. Here he worked as an investigative producer and print journalist. As a print journalist, he contributed to many British and US publications.
In 1976, while working for Time Out, he contributed to a story entitled "The Eavesdroppers", which mentioned the existence of Britain's GCHQ. It is widely believed that this was the grounds on which the British Secretary of State ordered his deportation later that year, but no evidence or specific charges were provided. Hosenball challenged the order in court, but was denied, and was deported in 1977.
Awards and honors
Hosenball has won a number of awards and honors, along with a team of Newsweek correspondents, which include:
- Overseas Press Club's most prestigious honour
- 2002 Ed Cunningham Memorial Award for his reporting on the war on terror
- National Magazine Award for General Excellence in 2002 for its coverage of September 11 and its aftermath
- 2002 Edgar A. Poe Award for Excellence for a story he co-authored
- Sept D'Or, the French equivalent of an Emmy
- 1991 Peabody Award for his contribution to NBC News coverage of the BCCI scandal
- "Mark Hosenball". Newsweek. Archived from the original on 2008-01-09. Retrieved 2008-06-27.
- Court ruling, "R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte Hosenball", Lord Denning presiding judge, March 29, 1977.
- "Mark Hosenball (biographical details)". Cosmos. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
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