James Ball

global editor The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

James Ball is the Global Editor at The Bureau of Investigative Journalism.

He has worked in political, data and investigative journalism in the US and UK for BuzzFeed, theGuardian and the Washington Post in a career spanning TV, digital, print and alternative media. His reporting has won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, the Scripps Howard Prize, the British Journalism Award for investigative reporting, The Royal Statistical Society Award and the Laurence Stern Fellowship, among others. He is the author of multiple books, including The Infographic History of the World (2016), Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered The World (2017), and Bluffocracy (2018). His forthcoming The System: Who Owns the Internet, and How It Owns Us will be published in May 2020.

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