Edward Snowden

Wired Conveniently Forgot to Ask Edward Snowden a Single Tough Question
August 13, 2014

Here's the problem with advocacy journalism.

The National Security State Simply Isn’t a Winning Issue for Politicians—On Either Side of the Aisle
July 18, 2014

Voters, Slate’s David Weigel argues, just see the secret programs as another example of broad government incompetence. 

Edward Snowden’s NBC Interview Revealed His Ultimate Arrogance
May 30, 2014

The NSA leaker thinks he's above the law.

Edward Snowden Is Russia's Puppet Now
Any shred of heroism was lost at Putin's press farce
April 18, 2014

Edward Snowden is not a whistleblower, or a hero. He is a man who helps dictators make propaganda to embarrass his own country.

The Pulitzers Didn’t "Vindicate" Anything Except Good Journalism
April 15, 2014

"Awarding a prize to a newspaper that covered a hurricane does not somehow vindicate the hurricane.”

SXSW Grants Edward Snowden Immunity From Tough Questions
A softball interview did the leaker no favors
March 10, 2014

The leaker is granted immunity (from tough questions)

Snowden Speaks, Says He Acted Alone. Should We Believe Him?
January 22, 2014

The Republican committee chairman suggests Edward Snowden is a spy. Snowden says he isn't. The case for believing neither of them.

Would You Feel Differently About Snowden, Greenwald, and Assange If You Knew What They Really Thought?
January 19, 2014

Understanding the real motivations of Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, and Julian Assange.

Obama May Be Blowing His Opportunity to Reform the NSA
January 17, 2014

This piece has been updated throughout to reflect breaking news in advance of the president's 11 a.m. speech.

When It Comes to a Free Press, Greed Is Good
December 04, 2013

Perhaps the thing that inhibits people from understanding Alan Rusbridger is that the editor of the Guardian, the English-speaking world’s foremost left-wing newspaper, is constantly forced to think like a capitalist.

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