Glenn Greenwald Interview at SXSW Interactive on Monday, March 10, 2014

Written by Hugh Forrest | Thursday, Dec 12, 2013

Glenn Greenwald speaks at SXSW on Monday, March 10

Few journalists have impacted the international dialogue as much as Glenn Greenwald has over the last year. Greenwald’s reporting on Edward Snowden and the NSA has dramatically changed the way the world understands the power of the Internet as a means of government surveillance.

Greenwald has served as a columnist for The Guardian US and for Salon. He has authored four books including “With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful” and “How Would a Patriot Act? Defending American Values from a President Run Amok.” His newest volume “No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State" is scheduled for release in April 2014. Greenwald has received awards including the first Izzy Award for Independent Journalism, in 2009, and the 2010 Online Journalism Award for Best Commentary. Recently he was the first non-Brazilian to win the Prêmio Esso for reporting--Brazil's highest honor in journalism.

Hear his account and analysis of the ongoing NSA controversy, plus learn about his new journalistic endeavors with Pierre Omidyar in a compelling conversation on Monday, March 10 at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival. As with various other sessions at SXSW, the last portion of this interview will be reserved for questions from the audience.

Personal Democracy Media co-founder Micah Sifry, editorial director of will conduct this interview on Monday, March 10. Personal Democracy Media is the co-presenter of this special Glenn Greenwald conversation at SXSW.

Greenwald’s participation at the 2014 event spotlights a significant focus on privacy next spring at SXSW. Many of the sessions covering this topic will occur at the Sheraton, which serves as host of the “Social and Privacy” theme.

To attend the Greenwald session as well as all the other amazing content at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival, register for the event by visiting this page.

Photo by David Dos Santos