Charlie Warzel

Charlie Warzel writes the newsletter Galaxy Brain, which analyzes technology, media, and culture for The Atlantic. Previously, he was a writer-at-large for the New York Times Opinion page. Warzel was the lead writer of the Times’ Privacy Project and co-author of ‘One Nation Tracked,’ a seven-part investigative series on smartphone location tracking, for which he was named a finalist for the 2020 Livingston Award for National Reporting. Before the Times, he was a senior technology writer at BuzzFeed News, covering technology’s biggest platforms, disinformation, and information warfare. He was the recipient of a 2019 Mirror Award for his reporting on Facebook’s privacy struggles.