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English writer and journalistwd:Q310900
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language of expression: English
educated at: Trinity College Dublin, University of Lancaster, Yardley Court, Sutton Valence School
occupation: journalist, historian, writer, war correspondent
award received: Jacob's Award, Amnesty International UK Media Award, Orwell Prize, Lannan Cultural Freedom Prize, Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism, Honorary doctor of the Ghent University, Premi Godó de Periodisme, honorary doctor of the University of St Andrews, James Cameron Memorial Trust Award, Foreign Reporter of the Year
Robert Fisk (born 12 July 1946) is an English writer and journalist. He has been Middle East correspondent intermittently since 1976 for various media; since 1989 he has been correspondent for The Independent, based in Beirut. Fisk has many British and international journalism awards, including the Press Awards Foreign Reporter of the Year seven times. He is an author and has reported on wars and armed conflicts.
An Arabic speaker, he was among the few Western journalists to interview Osama bin Laden, which he did three times between 1993 and 1997.
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