Julia Angwin

The Markup

Julia Angwin is editor-in-chief of The Markup, a new nonprofit newsroom that will cover the societal impact of technology. She is an award-winning investigative journalist, formerly of the independent news organisation ProPublica, and The Wall Street Journal. She has twice led investigative teams that were Finalists for a Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting. In 2003, she was on a team of reporters at The Wall Street Journal that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for coverage of corporate corruption. Her book, “Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance,” was published by Times Books in 2014. She is also the author of “Stealing MySpace: The Battle to Control the Most Popular Website in America” (Random House, March 2009).