Michael Slackman

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Michael Slackman
Occupation International Editor
Notable credit(s) The New York Times

Michael Slackman is an American journalist for The New York Times.[1] He is the paper's International Editor.[2][3] He reported being fired upon at Bahrain's Pearl Roundabout, February 18, 2011.[4]


He graduated from Northeastern University.

He was the Cairo Bureau Chief, for the Los Angeles Times,[5] and the Moscow Bureau Chief for Newsday.

He was The New York Times Berlin bureau chief from June 2009 to June 2010 and the Cairo bureau chief from 2002 to 2009.

He won a 1997 National Award for Education Reporting.[6] Newsday won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Reporting, for its coverage of TWA Flight 800, and Slackman was part of the team.[7][8]


  1. ^ El, Mona. "Michael Slackman - The New York Times". Topics.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 
  2. ^ "Q | Is it wrong to stuff Knut?". CBC.ca. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 
  3. ^ "Sectarian Differences Underpin Bahrain Protests". NPR. 2011-02-17. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 
  4. ^ Robert Mackie. "Feb. 18: Updates on Middle East Protests". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 
  5. ^ "Search for Michael Slackman". Latimes.com. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 
  6. ^ "Education Reporting Awards: 1997 Winners - Education Writers Association". Ewa.org. Archived from the original on 2012-09-23. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 
  7. ^ "Paul Vitello: Stand for Change, Not Attention". Newsday. July 20, 1996. Reprint at The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2013-10-26.
  8. ^ "The 1997 Pulitzer Prize Winners: Spot News Reporting". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2013-10-26. With reprints of 38 works (Newsday articles July 19 to July 20, 1996).

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