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Michael Weiss (Full name: Michael D. Weiss) is an American journalist and author. He currently serves as a news director at the New Lines magazine. He is also the director of special investigations at the Free Russia Foundation and contributing editor at The Daily Beast/ Michale is the coauthor of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror.
Michael Weiss Age
He was born in the United States of America. Michael has not shared his birth details and it’s therefore impossible to tell his exact age. But from his appearance, the journalist must be in his 40s.
Michael Weiss Height
He is a man of average status. Michael stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx 1.7 m).
Michael Weiss Family
He was born and raised by his parents in the United States of America. Michael holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. He has not publicly shared any information regarding his parents or siblings.
Michael Weiss Wife
He is happily married to a beautiful wife called Amy Thirjung.
Michael Weiss Education
He was educated at a public magnet high school called Townsend Harris High School based in Flushing, Queens in New York City. Michael graduated in 1998 and joined Dartmouth College. He graduated from college in 2002 with a B.A. in History.
Michael Weiss Journalist
Michale started working for CNN in April 2017 Currenlty, he serves as the editor-in-chief for the online magazine Interpreter. The magazine translates and analyzes Russian news. Also, he serves as a contributing editor of The Daily Beast. Michael criticized British Prime Minister David Cameron in 2010 after Cameron referred to Gaza as a “prison camp” during a speech delivered in Ankara.
Michael wrote that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan “is the man whom David Cameron was out to please. Michale served as co-chair of the Russia Studies Centre in 2012 at the trans-Atlantic foreign policy think tank Henry Jackson Society (HJS). The journalist published a special report in his online magazine The Interpreter in November 2014. The report accused Russia of waging “propaganda and disinformation” campaigns.
This report included recommendations on how to confront Russian propaganda. Some of those recommendations were, creating an “internationally recognized rating system for disinformation. Executive director of the lobbying organization American Committee for East-West Accord, James Carden wrote an article in The Nation as a “censorship campaign” that criticized those recommendations. Michael accused Iran-backed Iraqi Shia militias of committing extensive atrocities against Sunni civilians in an article co-written with Michael Pregent, in March 2015.
Michale accused the militants of using extensive atrocities in the course of their war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. According to Michael, those militants burned people alive in their houses, played soccer with severed human heads, and ethnically cleansed and razed whole villages to the ground. Michale and Pregent suggested that “Iran’s Shi’ite militias aren’t a whole lot better than the Islamic State.”
Michael Weiss Book
The journalist co-wrote a book titled book ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror with Hassan Hassan in 2015. He called Russia a terrorist state in 2016 and said that “Russian corruption has been described as one of the country’s chief exports”.
Michael Weiss Salary
He earns an average salary of $86,184 per year.
Michael Weiss Net Worth
Most of his income and wealth come from his career as a journalist. Michael has accumulated an estimated net worth of $1, 892,561.
Who Is Michael Weiss
Michael is an American journalist and author. He currently serves as a news director at the New Lines magazine.
Is Michael Weiss Married
Yes. Michael is married to Amy Thirjung.