5 Questions on Data and Accountability with Julia Angwin

Catherine D'Ignazio (she/ella)
8 min readFeb 16, 2020

By Catherine D’Ignazio with editing by Isabel Carter

Image courtesy of Julia Angwin

Julia Angwin is an award-winning investigative journalist and the best-selling author of Dragnet Nation. She has worked at the Wall Street Journal, where she oversaw the groundbreaking series “What They Know” about erosion of privacy in the age of Big Data. Angwin is a co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Markup, a…

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Catherine D'Ignazio (she/ella)

Associate Prof of Urban Science and Planning, Dept of Urban Studies and Planning. Director, Data + Feminism Lab @ MIT.