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We’re still seeing the Espionage Act used to kill free speech on a regular basis today, just over a century since its passage into law.
The indictment seeks to criminalize what journalists are not only permitted but ethically required to do: take steps to help their sources maintain their anonymity.
“I gave them a good boy, and then sent me back a murderer.”
It is up to us, the consumers, to stop drinking from the poisoned chalice of corporate news and seek truth somewhere else.
“It’s truly an Orwellian moment.”
The Journalist and the Fixer: Who Makes the Story Possible?
These party elites, consumed by greed, myopia and a deep cynicism, have a death grip on the political process. They’re not going to let it go, even if it all implodes.
Establishment journalists failed their “first they came for the Communists…” moment at the very beginning of the Trump administration, when DC police arrested and charged at least nine alternative journalists for covering protests at Trump’s inauguration that included property damage. BY JANINE JACKSON FAIR May 25, 2017 It is heartening at least that Montana newspapers […]
…we are still looking at a total retreat from journalistic integrity, an abandonment of responsibility vital to our survival as a nation…
Glenn Greenwald | Watch How Casually False Claims are Published: New York Times and Nicholas Lemann Edition
…it was the press, not Snowden, which decided what stayed secret and what was reported.
To add a bit of glee, rage, tough love and hopefulness to your holiday season. . .
Glenn Greenwald | On WikiLeaks, Journalism, and Privacy: Reporting on the Podesta Archive is an Easy Call
WikiLeaks has always been somewhat controversial but reaction has greatly intensified this year because many of their most significant leaks have had an impact on the U.S. presidential election.
Time and again, members of the Washington press corps have credulously accepted officials’ lies and misinformation and passed them on to their readers as the truth. Their real-time skepticism is almost nonexistent. And they keep doing it.
Obama is bullish on war, no matter how you spin it. Rather than being remembered as the reluctant warrior, pushed into war by circumstance, there is far more likelihood Obama will be remembered as the opposite: the president who cemented the forever war mentality and architecture that has continually expanded, and that tragically shows no […]