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Editorial Mission & Staff
The Intercept, launched in 2014 by Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras and Jeremy Scahill, is dedicated to producing fearless, adversarial journalism. We believe journalism should bring transparency and accountability to powerful governmental and corporate institutions, and our journalists have the editorial freedom and legal support to pursue this mission.
Glenn Greenwald is a journalist, constitutional lawyer, and author of four New York Times best-selling books on politics and law. ⟶
National Security Reporter
Matthew Cole is an investigative journalist covering national security and U.S. involvement in foreign conflicts. ⟶
Lee Fang is a journalist with a longstanding interest in how public policy is influenced by organized interest groups and money. ⟶
Dan Froomkin is a reporter, columnist, and editor with a focus on coverage of U.S. politics and media. ⟶
Ryan Gallagher is a UK-based investigative journalist whose work is focused on government surveillance, technology, and civil liberties. ⟶
Roger D. Hodge is a Brooklyn-based editor and writer with a strong interest in political corruption, environmental politics and civil liberties. ⟶
Micah Lee is a technologist with a focus on operational security, source protection, privacy, and cryptography. ⟶
Director of Security/Contributing Writer
Morgan Marquis-Boire is First Look Media's director of security and a regular contributor to The Intercept. ⟶
Liliana Segura is a journalist and editor with a longtime focus on the failings and excesses of the U.S. criminal justice system. ⟶
Ryan Tate has written about the use, abuse, and subversion of corporate power in the technology sector and beyond. ⟶
Juan Thompson is a journalist with a focus on crime, punishment, the police state, and race. ⟶
Research Editor for Investigations
Margot Williams is a journalist and research editor who was part of two Pulitzer Prize-winning teams at The Washington Post. ⟶
About First Look Media
The Intercept is a publication of First Look Media. Launched in 2013 by eBay founder and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar, First Look Media is a multi-platform media company devoted to supporting independent voices, from fearless investigative journalism and documentary filmmaking to arts, culture, media and entertainment. First Look Media produces and distributes content in a wide range of forms including feature films, short-form video, podcasts, interactive media and long-form journalism, for its own digital properties and with partners.