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About: *THIS IS A TEST PAGE ONLY! Glenn Greenwald is an American political journalist, lawyer, columnist, blogger, and author. In August 2012, he left Salon for a post at The Guardian, for which he has contributed since June 2011.
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Career: *Greenwald worked as a constitutional and civil rights litigator before becoming a contributor (columnist and blogger) to Salon.com, where he focused on political and legal topics. Greenwald left Salon.com on August 20, 2012 for The Guardian, citing "the opportunity to reach a new audience, to further internationalize my readership, and to be re-invigorated by a different environment" as reasons for the move.
Current Position/Role: Columnist
- Also writes/has written for: The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The American Conservative, The National Interest, In These Times
Other roles/Main role: *yes
Other activities: Constitutional and civil rights litigator
Viewpoints/Insight: *Greenwald is critical of actions that have the support of both Democrats and Republicans, writing: "the worst and most tyrannical government actions in Washington are equally supported on a fully bipartisan basis."
- Resistant to applying ideological labels to himself, he emphasizes repeatedly that he is a strong advocate for U.S. constitutional "balance of powers and for constitutionally-protected civil and political rights in his writings and public appearances.
- Throughout them he has relentlessly criticized the policies of the George W. Bush administration and those who support or enable it, arguing that most of the American "Corporate News Media" excuse Bush's policies and echo administration talking points rather than asking hard questions.
- He also opposes capital punishment on the ground that it is "unjust."
Video: *link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qlFjrgGqVA
Awards/Honours:: In October 2010, he won the Online Journalism Award for Best Commentary, for his investigative article on the arrest of U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning as the alleged leaker to WikiLeaks. http://conference.journalists.org/2010conference/2010/10/30/online-journalism-awards-honor-the-best-of-the-best The same year, he was a Finalist for the National Magazine Awards category of "excellence in online reporting and commentary published as a blog".
- How Would a Patriot Act? - defending American values from a president run amok (2006) OCLC 69366025 ISBN: 9780977944002
- A tragic legacy - how a good versus evil mentality destroyed the Bush presidency (2007) OCLC 271817606 ISBN: 9780307354280
- Great American hypocrites - toppling the big myths of Republican politics (2008) OCLC 213080385 ISBN: 9780307408020
Latest work: With liberty and justice for some - how the law is used to destroy equality and protect the powerful (2011)OCLC 679929542 ISBN: 9780805092059
Speaking/Appearances: 2009/12/04Glenn Greenwald and Christopher Hitchens Debate Afghan Plan http://gregmitchellwriter.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/glenn-greenwald-and-christopher.html
Current debate:*link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s72ZYRF8UeU title: Glenn Greenwald vs David Frum on Bin Laden & The War on Terror source: Bloggingheads.tv
Column name: Glenn Greenwald on security and liberty
Remit/Info: 'A critical, campaigning column on vital issues of civil rights, freedom of information and justice – and their enemies, from the award-winning journalist, former constitutional litigator and author of three New York Times bestsellers.'
Day published: various
- New Stanford/NYU study documents the civilian terror from Obama's drones - New research shows the terrorizing impact of drones in Pakistan, false statements from US officials, and how it increases the terror threat - 25 September
- Vote Obama – if you want a centrist Republican for US president - Because Barack Obama has adopted so many core Republican beliefs, the US opposition race is a shambles - 27 December
- Glenn Greenwald Moves From Salon to Guardian U.S. 19 July 2012, Media Decoder