"Awarding a prize to a newspaper that covered a hurricane does not somehow vindicate the hurricane.”
The Post's NSA coverage has been the opposite of insightful.
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.
A debate has been raging for 50 years or more over whether journalists should try to be “objective” in reporting events or describing controversies.
Murdoch's Papers Fight the Guardian (and Free Speech)
August 29, 2013
While it might be a mite too early to assess the historic and political impact of Edward Snowden’s leaks of top secret NSA documents, the first casualty is already clear: journalism.
Glenn Greenwald: Columnist or Criminal?
July 02, 2013
What the debate over his role reveals about the idea of objectivity in journalism.
Glenn Greenwald Is Glenn Greenwald, and That's Enough
June 25, 2013
What’s in a name?
Is Edward Snowden the Anti–Bradley Manning?
June 10, 2013
For many, the first instinct yesterday upon reading about Edward Snowden, the Guardian and Washington Post’s source on the National Security Agency stories, was to compare him to Bradley Manning, the U.S.
Is Jack Lew Too Much of an Insider?
January 10, 2012
Just wanted to follow-up on yesterday’s Jack Lew post to clarify the point I was making: One common reaction to the Lew announcement, voiced by liberals like Salon’s Glenn Greenwald, is to groan that Obama has just replaced one former banker (Bill Daley) with another, as Lew spent two years at Citigroup before joining the administration in late 2008. My feeling about this is twofold: First, liberals aren’t wrong to groan.
Glenn Greenwald has devoted a great deal of energy to painting Atlantic reporter Jeffrey Goldberg as a Likudnik shill. Here's a sample of Greenwald's thoughtful commentary on the subject. March 9, 2009: “[Roger Cohen’s] column prompted all sorts of predictable attacks on Cohen from the standard cast of Israel-centric thought enforcers (Jeffrey Goldberg, National Review, right-wing blogs, etc.