Betsy Reed is Editor-in-Chief of The Intercept.
Previously, she was Executive Editor of The Nation, where she led the magazine’s award-winning investigative coverage. She has edited several bestselling books, including Jeremy Scahill’s Blackwater and Dirty Wars. Reed co-edited the New York Times bestseller Going Rouge: Sarah Palin, An American Nightmare with Richard Kim.
She is also the editor of the essay collections Unnatural Disaster: The Nation on Hurricane Katrina, published on the storm’s one-year anniversary; and Nothing Sacred: Women Respond to Religious Fundamentalism and Terror published in 2003.
Articles by Betsy Reed on theintercept.com
The renowned former New York Times reporter, who broke many of biggest stories since 9/11 and battled the Justice Department in a seven-year fight, will be reporting on national security and defending press freedom as director of First Look’s Press Freedom Defense Fund.
The Press Freedom Defense Fund is supporting the case based on the belief that it is wrong to prosecute journalistic sources under the Espionage Act. The Intercept has concluded its review of reporting practices on the NSA story.