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Washington, D.C.
Deputy Editor, Passcode — Christian Science Monitor
Covers:  national security, foreign policy, foreign aid, war, congress, drones, counterterrorism, intelligence, cybersecurity, defense industry, export control

Deputy editor of @CSMPasscode, covering security & privacy in the digital age. t.co/0N3otNWLp6. Former National Journal nat'l security correspondent

Sara Sorcher's Biography

Sara Sorcher is the deputy editor of a forthcoming cybersecurity and technology section at the Christian Science Monitor. Previously, she was National Journal's national security correspondent. Her work at the magazine from 2013 won the National Press Club's Michael Dornheim award. Before joining the newsroom in September 2010, Sorcher worked as a freelance journalist in Israel. Her print and video packages have been featured with major outlets including ...

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National Press Club Award

2014 - Michael A. Dornheim award for defense reporting
From the judges: “Sara’s work explored defense procurement, civil applications of unmanned aerial vehicles, federal budgeting and congressional oversight. Sara combine dogged reporting and deft writing to produce stories that explained the sweeping political and economic forces affecting defense and aerospace – but also with an eye for the perfect illustrative detail.”

What was your first job as a journalist?

During college, I was an intern with ABC News 20/20 & Primetime in NYC.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

E-mail.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter for news, Facebook for sharing.

Privacy advocates say NSA reform doesn't require 'technological magic'

csmonitor.com — Just because a new federal report found no software solution to recreate the full scale of current National Security Agency surveillance does not mean that's the right policy, privacy pros say.

Sony hack gives Obama political capital to push cybersecurity agenda (+video)

csmonitor.com — In gridlocked Washington, the aftereffects of the cyberattack on Sony Pictures may ultimately forces Republicans and Democrats to come together on an information-sharing bill. Edward Snowden may have doomed the prospects for cybersecurity legislation last Congress - but North Korea may revive them in this one.

Sony hack gives Obama political capital to push cybersecurity agenda

csmonitor.com — In gridlocked Washington, the aftereffects of the cyberattack on Sony Pictures may ultimately forces Republicans and Democrats to come together on an information-sharing bill. Edward Snowden may have doomed the prospects for cybersecurity legislation last Congress - but North Korea may revive them in this one.

Nicole Wong on how big data could change the way we live

passcode.csmonitor.com — After working as a senior legal executive at Twitter and Google, Wong came to the White House in June 2013. It was a critical time. Edward Snowden's leaks about government surveillance had thrust online privacy into the forefront, and in the wake of public backlash, Wong helped to author a highly anticipated report on how the massive collection of personal data online could affect the way people live and work.

Nicole Wong on how big data could change the way we live

csmonitor.com — This is an excerpt of a story from Passcode, the Monitor's forthcoming section on security and privacy. Read the full article here. Nicole Wong is a founding columnist for Passcode, the Christian Science Monitor's soon-to-launch section about security and privacy in the digital age.

Nicole Wong on how big data could change the way we live

passcode.csmonitor.com — After working as a senior legal executive at Twitter and Google, Wong came to the White House in June 2013. It was a critical time. Edward Snowden's leaks about government surveillance had thrust online privacy into the forefront, and in the wake of public backlash, Wong helped to author a highly anticipated report on how the massive collection of personal data online could affect the way people live and work.

Nicole Wong on how big data could change the way we live

csmonitor.com — This is an excerpt of a story from Passcode, the Monitor's forthcoming section on security and privacy. Read the full article here. Nicole Wong is a founding columnist for Passcode, the Christian Science Monitor's soon-to-launch section about security and privacy in the digital age.

Experts: Secure the Internet of Things, but don't let privacy 'hysteria' limit benefits (+video)

csmonitor.com — Passcode partnered with the Center for Data Innovation for an event in Washington. Here are some key takeaways. Thanks to the so-called Internet of Things, you can turn on an air conditioner with an app, count calories with a smartwatch, and track your baby's temperature through sensors knitted into onesies.

We're launching a new section on security and privacy. Here's why.

csmonitor.com — Passcode, the Monitor's new section on security and privacy, is gearing up our January launch. We will debut at a critical time. As news about security risks and digital snooping comes in torrents, there's a growing need for investigative, thoughtful, and explanatory coverage of the developments shaping our hyper-connected world.

How I learned to stop worrying and love the Twitterbot

passcode.csmonitor.com — It was one of my first few days on the cybersecurity beat, and I was on the phone with a potential source in one of the military's online warfare units. He asked me to tell him about my background because he didn't Google me before our conversation.
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Jan 28, 2015

#Bigdata may be "a shortcut for reproducing old prejudices” w/ "veneer of science to unscientifically reinforce them" passcode.csmonitor.com/frankpasquale

Jan 28, 2015

RT @DW_Grant: .@FrankPasquale: Corporate algorithms can "serve as a way of hiding or rationalizing" actions of mgmt passcode.csmonitor.com/frankpasquale @CSMPasscode

Jan 28, 2015

RT @dungerdunger: Thanks Adam Sieminski @EIAgov for a great @CSMonitor #Recharge Conversation on global energy amid cheaper #oil! pic.twitter.com/VLiuO3ZUtL

Jan 28, 2015

In "The Black Box Society" Pasquale exposes secret algorithms behind scenes of corporate America. Via @CSMPasscode: passcode.csmonitor.com/frankpasquale

Jan 28, 2015

RT @JTSTheHill: Maybe when the puppies are free @uber can drone them across the fence to us http://t.co/bIMEdd7qZo



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