Ed Pilkington

The Guardian

New York Correspondent for the Guardian

Ed Pilkington appears in the following:

Frustrated with U.S., Amazon Tests Drone Delivery in Canada

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

It's a bird ... It's a plane ... It's an Amazon drone carrying a package weighing less than 55 lbs.

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Too Little, Too Late

Friday, January 30, 2015

WikiLeaks learns that its private data had been given to the US Government by Google over three years ago, with no notice until now.

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The Return of the Electric Chair?

Friday, May 23, 2014

Tennessee's governor has signed a bill into law allowing the state to bring back the electric chair. With lethal injection becoming increasingly problematic, other states may go the same way.


The Strange Case of Barrett Brown

Friday, September 13, 2013

Barrett Brown is a journalist and activist who has been in jail for a year awaiting trial on a number of charges - chief among them copying and pasting a link to leaked documents into an IRC chat room. Ed Pilkington of The Guardian talks to Bob about Brown's case, and the implications it has for other journalists.

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Bradley Manning Verdict: Not Guilty of Aiding Enemy

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Army Private Bradley Manning, who leaked thousands of classified Iraq and Afghanistan war logs to WikiLeaks, was found not guilty of aiding the enemy on Tuesday, the largest charge he...


The Bradley Manning Trial

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Ed Pilkington talks about the court-martial trial of PFC. Bradley Manning, accused of leaking sensitive information to WikiLeaks. Pilkington is chief correspondent on the trial for the Guardian, and one of the few journalists to attend nearly every pre-trial hearing. 

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As Rescue Efforts in Haiti Wind Down, the Rebuilding Challenge Just Begins

Monday, January 25, 2010

It's been almost two weeks since the 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti and the government has formally called an end to the search and rescue efforts. The focus of relief will soon shift from treating the wounded survivors to embarking on the long slog of rebuilding a collapsed city. We get an update on the overall situation there and then we examine how other cities dealt with reconstruction challenges after a disaster like this.