Mark Schoofs

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Mark Schoofs is an American journalist and head of the investigative reporting division at BuzzFeed. He was formerly senior editor at ProPublica from 2011 to 2013, and an investigative reporter at The Wall Street Journal for over a decade. He previously wrote for The Village Voice, where he won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for an eight-part series on AIDS in Africa.[1][2] Schoofs graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1985 with a degree in Philosophy, and has taught journalism at Yale.[3][4] He has been awarded multiple Science Journalism Awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.[5][6]


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  2. ^ Kaufman, Leslie (October 21, 2013). "BuzzFeed Hires Pulitzer Winner to Head Investigative Unit". The New York Times.
  3. ^ "Mark Schoofs Joins ProPublica as Senior Editor". ProPublica. July 25, 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ "The English Department is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Schoofs". November 7, 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
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  6. ^ Sirica, Coimbra (2001). "AAAS News and Notes". Science. 291 (5513): 2323. JSTOR 3082844.