Julia Angwin

Editor-in-Chief and Founder

Julia Angwin founded The Markup to produce meaningful data-centered journalism about technology and the people affected by it.

Before founding The Markup, she led investigative teams at ProPublica and The Wall Street Journal. She is the author of “Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance,” (Times Books, 2014) and “Stealing MySpace: The Battle to Control the Most Popular Website in America” (Random House, March 2009). She has a B.A. in mathematics from The University of Chicago and an MBA from Columbia University.

She is a winner and two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in journalism.

Julia’s OpenPGP key fingerprint is F292 E93A 86B3 1713 05A6  FE9F 85C9 09BB C664 D201.