Glenn Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill, Laura Poitras, Barton Gellman Win Polk Award For NSA Stories
Glenn Greenwald and three other journalists won The Polk award for their excellent and extensive National Security reporting on the NSA data mining program from the Edward Snowden leaks. Read more...
Morning Open Thread
Glenn Greenwald killed the internet. Read more...
Greenwald's Partner Detained At London Airport, Electronics Confiscated
It's getting harder and harder to accept the "Trust me" defense of NSA surveillance. Read more...
NBC News Has Proof Of What We've Known: David Gregory Sucks
If it's Sunday, apparently for most viewers, it's no longer "Meet the Press" Read more...
When Journalists Opinions Match The Elite Power Structure
It appears that it's fine for journalists to have opinions as long as they match the elite power structure. Read more...

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The Obama administration has announced it will keep 19 diplomatic posts in North Africa and the Middle East closed for up to a week, due to fears of a possible militant threat. On Sunday, Senator Saxby Chambliss, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the decision to close the embassies was based on information collected by the National Security Agency. Read more...
Greenwald: Congress 'Forced To Learn About What The NSA Is Doing' From Newspapers: UPDATED
<em>Guardian</em> columnist Glenn Greenwald on Sunday chided the U.S. government for claiming it had provided "robust oversight" of the National Security Agency (NSA) even though members of Congress were forced to go to his paper to learn about secret programs that gather data on American citizens. Read more...
XKeyscore Collects 'Nearly Everything A User Does On The Internet'
It turns out Edward Snowden wasn't exaggerating. Read more...
Greenwald: 'I Defy' NSA Officials To Deny Spying Program Details Under Oath
<em>Guardian</em> columnist Glenn Greenwald on Sunday revealed that he would be publishing new details that backed up former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edwards Snowden's claim that low-level analysts could listen to the phone calls of any American or even read President Barack Obama's emails. Read more...
Government Accountability Project Director Jesselyn Radack points out government's defense on the legality of the NSA program has a big hole. Read more...