The Intercept‘s Glenn Greenwald team up with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian to debate state surveillance with former NSA and CIA chief Michael Hayden and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz.
|By: Elliott Friday May 2, 2014 4:18 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday April 14, 2014 2:43 pm|
The Pulitzer Prize Board awarded The Guardian and The Washington Post prizes for journalism on National Security Agency documents from Edward Snowden that they considered a “public service.” But, notably, the individual journalists, whose bravery and courage made the stories themselves possible, were not recognized with awards.
|By: jbade Sunday April 13, 2014 9:30 am|
He said that staying away was validating the effectiveness of those trying to kill journalism/dissent by threat.
|By: Kit OConnell Monday March 10, 2014 2:13 pm|
Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower in exile, spoke to the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas today. He appeared via a choppy videostream which was said to be routed through seven proxy servers. Joining the conversation in person were the ACLU’s Ben Wizner and Christopher Soghoian.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday March 4, 2014 7:00 pm|
At a panel on cyber security at Georgetown University, the National Security Agency (NSA) director made statements that suggested the NSA has been working on some kind of “media leaks legislation.” The legislation would obviously be in response to the disclosures from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, but, until now, there has been no public indication that any anti-leaks legislation would be proposed in response to what Snowden disclosed.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday February 19, 2014 3:25 pm|
Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who won a prestigious award for reporting on National Security Agency documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, says he will return to the United States to accept the award in April. (Washington Post journalist Barton Gellman, who received documents from Snowden, won an award as well.)
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday February 19, 2014 7:54 am|
A British high court has decided that the detention of David Miranda, partner of journalist Glenn Greenwald, under a provision of the United Kingdom’s terrorism law was “lawful.” The objective of his detention was “not only legitimate but very pressing.” He had in his possession material that was “stolen” from the National Security Agency by whistleblower Edward Snowden which if made public would have posed a risk to life.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday February 10, 2014 9:01 am|
A new report from journalists Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald highlights National Security Agency documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, providing new details on how the NSA uses industrial-scale mass surveillance to launch drone strikes on targets. It shows the dependence on metadata and cell-phone tracking technology and the government’s refusal to question intelligence collected is a huge contributor to the assassinations of the “wrong people” by United States drones.
|By: DSWright Friday February 7, 2014 6:35 am|
One of the three reporters at the center of the NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s leaks is planning to enter the country that charged Snowden with espionage. Glenn Greenwald plans to “force the issue” by returning to the United States despite the possibility that he may be arrested.
|By: msmolly Friday January 31, 2014 7:35 am|
In his prepared statement, DNI James Clapper made it very clear that he views the journalists who have copies of the documents as Edward Snowden’s “accomplices.” Remember, Edward Snowden is charged with violating the Espionage Act, and also that Snowden has repeatedly stated that he no longer has any documents.