Sunday, March 23, 2014

Some Facts About How NSA Stories Are Reported

Glenn Greenwald offered some of the key facts about the release of secrets by himself and several other journalists.

Source: The Intercept

(1) Edward Snowden has not leaked a single document to any journalist since he left Hong Kong in June: 9 months ago.


(2) Publication of an NSA story constitutes an editorial judgment by the media outlet that the information should be public.


(3) Snowden has made repeatedly clear that he did not want all of the documents he provided to be published.


(4) The jingoistic view of what is “newsworthy” is baseless and warped.

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