Robert Misik

Robert Misik Photo: Helena Wimmer
Born in Vienna in 1966, Robert Misik is an Austrian journalist, writer and blogger. He is regarded as one of the most pugnacious left-wing journalists of his generation. Awarded the Austrian State Prize for Cultural Journalism in 2009, he was also named 2010’s “Journalist of the Year” by the magazine Der Österreichische Journalist in its online category. He writes both offline and online about issues relating to domestic, foreign, social and cultural policy, among other things as a journalist for taz newspaper (Berlin) and as a video blogger for the Austrian newspaper Der Standard, as well as at and on Facebook and Twitter.