Contributor profile

James Ball

Freelance journalist and author


James Ball has worked in political, data and investigative journalism in the US and UK for BuzzFeed, the Guardian 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", "Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered The World", and "Bluffocracy".