Monthly Archives: August 2013

“Ongoing NSA work”

Greenwald’s original: 480 words. This post: 91. Greenwald’s slower pace of posting the past few months is due to the NSA leaks, but he will try to post at least once every three days. Links: David Carr on journalists attacking … Continue reading

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“Snowden: UK government now leaking documents about itself”

Greenwald’s post: 912 words. This post: 187. In the wake of the UK’s David Miranda detention scandal, a new revelation embarrassing to the UK has been published in The Independent. The information reportedly comes from “documents obtained from the NSA by Edward Snowden.” However, Snowden … Continue reading

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“‘Sending a message’: what the US and UK are attempting to do”

Greenwald’s original: 1102 words. This post: 176 words. The UK’s purported reason for detaining Greenwald’s partner at Heathrow – that they suspected he had information related to terrorism – is an audacious lie; the real reasons are clearly to exact … Continue reading

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“Detaining my partner: a failed attempt at intimidation”

Greenwald’s original: 938 words. This post: 159 words. In “a profound escalation of their attacks on … journalism,” the UK detained Greenwald’s partner David Miranda Sunday morning at London’s Heathrow airport during a stopover on the way from Berlin to Rio … Continue reading

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“Michael Hayden, Bob Schieffer and the media’s reverence of national security officials”

Greenwald’s original: 2060 words. This entry: 223 words. When used by the mainstream media, “objective journalism” has come to mean “journalism that echoes the opinions of those in power.” Take, for example, Bob Schieffer, who is a member in good … Continue reading

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“Email service used by Snowden shuts itself down, warns against using US-based companies”

Original Greenwald post, 1592 words. This post, 212 words. The Lavabit email service has shut down. Its website has been replaced by a letter from its founder, Ladar Levinson, that reads as if written by a captive in a hostage situation because he … Continue reading

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