Taylor Barnes is a multilingual Atlanta-based investigative journalist who covers militarism, the defense industry, and foreign affairs. Her work has appeared in CNN International, The Intercept, In These Times, Southerly, Scalawag Magazine, Public Radio International, USA Today, and the New York Times, and been supported by grants from Investigative Reporters and Editors and the Inter-American Press Association.
Home, but Not Free: NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner Adjusts to Her Release From Prison
Winner’s home confinement is part of the longest sentence ever for leaking material to the press — and her family is seeking clemency.
Thirsty, Cold, and Scooping Feces With Their Hands: Crisis in Reality Winner’s Texas Prison
“These women — they’re trapped. They can’t escape this. They can’t do something to better their situation at all.”
Federal Prison Took Nine Months to Investigate Reality Winner’s Abuse Claim
The NSA whistleblower says she was threatened by a guard after making a report of abuse.
Reality Winner Endures Holiday Hardships as Advocates Turn to Biden for Reprieve
In the last year of her harsh sentence, the NSA whistleblower’s bid for clemency is gaining backers.