TCF Senior Fellow Barton Gellman Wins Third Pulitzer

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Century Foundation Senior Fellow Barton Gellman wins third Pulitzer for his Washington Post coverage of the National Security Agency's massive surveillance program.

Century Foundation senior fellow Barton Gellman shared journalism’s top prize today. The Pulitzer committee awarded its public service medal to The Washington Post and The Guardian for their respective coverage of the National Security Agency’s massive surveillance program. Gellman, who led the Post’s coverage, based much of his reporting on documents leaked by Edward Snowden, a former NSA contractor now living in exile in Russia.

“We couldn’t be prouder to support Bart’s groundbreaking work,” said TCF vice president for policy and programs Greg Anrig. “He exposed a secret surveillance infrastructure that extended far beyond what anyone had imagined. The Century Foundation will continue to be deeply engaged in the public debate, enriched by Bart’s work, about how to better balance legitimate security concerns with basic privacy rights.”...

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