James Ball is a multi-award winning journalist and author, and is a weekly columnist for The New European.

He has worked as the global editor of TBIJ, a special correspondent at BuzzFeed UK and special projects editor at The Guardian, where he played a key role in the Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the NSA leaks by Edward Snowden, as well as the offshore leaks, HSBC Files, Reading the Riots and Keep it in the Ground projects.

At WikiLeaks he was closely involved in Cablegate – the publication of 250,000 classified US embassy cables in 2010 – as well as working on two documentaries based on the Iraq War Logs.

James is the author of multiple books, including “Post-Truth and “The System: who owns the internet and how it owns us”. His next book, “The Other Pandemic: How Qanon Contaminated The World” will be published by Bloomsbury in July 2023.