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Yael Grauer

Yael is an investigative tech reporter covering privacy and security, digital freedom, hacking, and mass surveillance. Yael currently works at Consumer Reports as a tech journalist and the content lead of CR Security Planner. She has freelanced for many publications including Insider, Slate, WIRED, Popular Science, Vice, and Wirecutter.

My Latest Articles

Covering government shutdowns

Government shutdowns take place when appropriation bills or continuing resolutions that would fund the government aren’t passed. These temporary funding gaps can have a major impact on the economy. They

The business of freelancing

If you want to freelance for a living rather than a hobby, it’s essential to treat it as a business. The tips below will help you get in the right

Using Twitter For Story Ideas and Leads

  Generating ideas is one of the more difficult challenges for many freelance reporters. Independent journalism requires not only sending out pitches but also doing so in near-isolation, without a

5 Prison-Related Business Story Ideas

A large-scale prison strike spanning at least 17 states took place from August 21st to September 9th of this year. Inmates refused to work, and some went on hunger strike,

Covering Election Hacking on the Business Beat

Election hacking has remained in the headlines after a federal grand jury indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers on charges of hacking Democrats’ emails and computer networks using spear-phishing attacks and

What You Should Know About GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went to effect on May 25th of this year, with companies scrambling to protect EU citizens’ data records and switching to user opt-in consent. Some

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