Glenn Greenwald
Best Selling Author, Journalist,  Co-founder of The Intercept

Glenn Greenwald is the author of several bestsellers, including How Would a Patriot Act?, With Liberty and Justice for Some, and No Place to Hide. Acclaimed as one of the 25 most influential political commentators by The Atlantic, one of America’s top 10 opinion writers by Newsweek, and one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers for 2013 by Foreign Policy, Glenn is a former constitutional law and civil rights litigator.


He was a columnist for The Guardian until October 2013 and is now a founding editor of a new media outlet, The Intercept. He is a frequent guest on CNN, MSNBC, and various other television and radio outlets. He has won numerous awards for his NSA reporting, including the 2013 Polk Award for national security reporting, the top 2013 investigative journalism award from the Online News Association, the Esso Award for Excellence in Reporting (the Brazilian equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize), and the 2013 Pioneer Award from Electronic Frontier Foundation.


He also received the first annual I. F. Stone Award for Independent Journalism in 2009 and a 2010 Online Journalism Award for his investigative work on the arrest and detention of Chelsea Manning. In 2013, Glenn led the Guardian reporting that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service.

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NO PLACE TO HIDEEdward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State

In No Place to Hide, Glenn Greenwald writes about Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency, and the dangers of government surveillance.

WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR SOME How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful

Greenwald explores how the media, both political parties, and the courts have abetted a process that has produced torture, war crimes, domestic spying, financial fraud, and even the assassination of U.S citizens.

Why Privacy Matters and the Dangers of Surveillance
Defending Free Speech and Free Press Rights
The Intercept: The Importance of Adversarial Journalism

Glenn Greenwald’s Los Angeles Times op-ed in defense of Edward Snowden.

Check out Glenn’s work for The Intercept.

The New York Times‘ Ben Keller wonders: Is Glenn Greenwald the Future of News?”

Glenn’s interview on Snowden, state secrets, and political justice with Rolling Stone.

Learn more about Glenn Greenwald and follow him on Twitter.

“Glenn was fantastic for us… And the content of the keynote was just what we were hoping for – challenging, smart, thoughtful… Our CEO said it was the best plenary session we’ve ever had.”
-International Association of Privacy Professionals

Praise for No Place to Hide:

"Impassioned . . . gripping . . . Greenwald amplifies our understanding of the N.S.A.'s sweeping ambitions . . . and delivers a fierce argument in defense of the right of privacy."
-Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

"A fascinating read that adds much to the debate on national security and privacy."
-Los Angeles Review of Books


"If you want to get a handle on what was at stake when Snowden downloaded the government's most precious secrets onto a thumb drive, this book is your primer."

"Provides an excellent overview of the NSA's still-classified activities and lack of legal controls, putting the pieces together in a way that daily journalism cannot."
-The Economist