Greenwald joined the Guardian in 2012 from Salon and, in October 2013, announced he was leaving the Guardian for a 'once-in-a-career journalistic opportunity'. He is a former constitutional lawyer, a best-selling author, and the recipient of the first annual IF Stone award for independent journalism.
Glenn Greenwald writes for Salon. Greenwald was a constitutional law attorney and is now a contributing writer at Salon and the author of the political blog Unclaimed Territory. Greenwald has appeared on a variety of television and radio programs, including The Al Franken Show, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, Air America’s Majority Report, and Public Radio International’s To the Point. He is a regular contributor to The American Conservative, and his reporting and analysis have been credited in the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Slate, and a variety of other print and online publications. His first book, How Would a Patriot Act?, was an instant bestseller.