Here's the problem with advocacy journalism.
The NSA leaker thinks he's above the law.
Until Obama is more transparent, the public debate will be dominated by Rand Paul and Code Pink's conspiracy theories.
SXSW Grants Edward Snowden Immunity From Tough Questions
March 10, 2014
The leaker is granted immunity (from tough questions)
Obama's NSA Speech Wasn't an Apology. It Was a Clever Defense.
January 21, 2014
It was his best speech on national security, but it will not quell the controversies.
Reviewing the president's Friday speech.
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.
What the Latest NSA Bombshell Reveals About Media Standards Today
January 15, 2014
David Sanger and Thom Shanker have a lengthy story in the New York Times about various National Security Agency techniques for penetrating foreign computers and networks, including a strategy for accessing seemingly air-gapped computers.
"Metadata Material Shouldn’t be Held by the Government"
December 22, 2013
Interview: A key member of the panel advising Obama about NSA surveillance reform says Uncle Sam needs to get out of the metadata-storage business
The NSA Report Is Incredibly Awkward for Obama
December 19, 2013
This presumably was not the report Obama was imagining when created the group.