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Glenn Greenwald        

Former Constitutional Lawyer, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Commentator & Best-Selling Author

Glenn Greenwald is a former constitutional lawyer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author of several bestsellers, including "With Liberty and Justice for Some: (2011) and "No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State" (2014).

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, Greenwald is a former constitutional and civil rights litigator. He was a columnist for The Guardian until late 2013 and later become a founding editor of The Intercept, a position he left in 2020 after the US investigative media outlet refused to publish his article critical of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

Greenwald is a frequent guest on CNN, MSNBC, FOX and various other television and radio outlets, and 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, Greenwald led the Guardian reporting that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service, and his work was featured in the 2014 film Citizenfour, which won the Academy Award for Best Documentary.

Greenwald lives in Rio de Janeiro, the hometown of his husband, David Miranda, now a Congressman with the left-wing PSOL party. Greenwald said in 2011 that his residence in Brazil was a result of the Defense of Marriage Act, an American law barring federal recognition of same-sex marriages that was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court two years later. The law had prevented his partner from receiving a visa to reside with him in the United States.


Greenwald Resigns From The Intercept Over Biden Article

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald said Thursday he had resigned from The Intercept after the US investigative media outlet refused to publish his article critical of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

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