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Tribeca World Premiere of '1971' Foregrounds FBI Case Decades Before WikiLeaks or Snowden

Source: Broadcasting & Cable

"1971" Premiere - 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
Laura Poitras, the filmmaker and journalist who until last week had remained overseas after her Edward Snowden expose broke last June, joined a packed house Friday for the world premiere of 197 ...
Full article at: Broadcasting & Cable 11 hours ago


'Frontline: United States of Secrets' promises 'definitive history' of domestic surveillance

Source: The Verge

"1971" Premiere - 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
Over the past two weeks, the Pulitzer and Polk awards have recognized the work of Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and other journalists responsible for bringing Edward Snowden's leaked documents to print. But one of the most high-profile TV reports on US surveillance was an uncritically supportive look from CBS and 60 Minutes. Today, PBS announced plans for a two-part Frontline special called Un ...
Full article at: The Verge 1 day ago, 3:00pm CDT

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Editorial: The Post’s Pulitzer

Source: Falls Church News-Press Online

Journalists Glenn Greenwald And Lauren Poitras Receive A George Polk Award
Sincere congratulations to our newspaper rival The Washington Post for the well-deserved Pulitzer Prize for Public Service it was awarded Monday for its role, along with the The Guardian U.S., in disseminating and following up on reports leaked by whistle-blower Edward Snowden concerning the staggering overreach of U.S. national security surveillance into the private lives of almost every suspicionless American. The Post seems more feisty these days, in general, as evidenced by its edi ...
Full article at: Falls Church News-Press Online 2 days ago, 8:41pm CDT

Exposing the NSA: A Public Service Worthy of a Pulitzer

Source: The Atlantic

Earlier this week, journalism's most prestigious award, the Pulitzer Prize, was given to two newspapers for their exposes of mass surveillance by the U.S. government. The award citation praised the Washington Post for "its revelation of widespread secret surveillance by the National Security Agency, marked by authoritative and insightful reports that helped the public understand how the disclosures fit into the larger framework of national security. ...
Full article at: The Atlantic 3 days ago, 5:51am CDT

Wash Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for NSA coverage

Source: The Borneo Post

Journalists Glenn Greenwald And Lauren Poitras Receive A George Polk Award
Editors huddle around a computer as they read the 2014 Pulitzer prize winners from the Washington Post in this picture provided by the Washington Post. — Reuters photoNEW YORK: The Guardian and the Washington Post shared a Pulitzer Prize Monday for reporting on leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden that revealed a global surveillance network monitoring millions of Americans and foreigners.The British and American newspapers won the award for ...
Full article at: The Borneo Post 3 days ago, 5:47pm CDT

Snowden Used the Linux Distro Designed For Internet Anonymity

Source: Slashdot

Journalists Glenn Greenwald And Lauren Poitras Receive A George Polk Award
Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes: "When Edward Snowden first emailed Glenn Greenwald, he insisted on using email encryption software called PGP for all communications. Now Klint Finley reports that Snowden also used The Amnesic Incognito Live System (Tails) to keep his communications out of the NSA's prying eyes. Tails is a kind of computer-in-a-box using a version of the Linux operating system optimized for anonymity that you install on a DVD or USB drive, boot your computer from and yo ...
Full article at: Slashdot 3 days ago, 2:42pm CDT

Edward Snowden ‘vindicated’: Pulitzer Prize awarded to papers for stories based on files from NSA leaker

Source: National Post

The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance programs in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden. The Pulitzer for breaking news was awarded to The Boston Globe for its “exhaustive and empathetic” coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed. Two of the nation’s biggest and most distinguished newspapers, The Pos ...
Full article at: National Post 4 days ago, 7:12pm CDT

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Pulitzer Committee Vindicates NSA Reporters With Highest Honor

Source: Truth Dig

The 19 journalists, academics and writers who make up the Pulitzer Prize committee defied the Obama administration and defenders of the NSA’s secretive surveillance operations around the world by honoring The Guardian US and The Washington Post with the award for public service for the papers’ groundbreaking articles based on the leaks of NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden. Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer was thrilled and ...
Full article at: Truth Dig 4 days ago, 4:57pm CDT

A Pulitzer triumph: Snowden reporting wins journalism’s top prize

Source: Salon

"1971" Premiere - 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
Guardian, Washington Post win for surveillance reporting by Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras and Barto ...
Full article at: Salon 4 days ago, 2:32pm CDT

Greenwald, Poitras: ‘This Award Is for Snowden’

Source: Truth Dig

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In their first return to the U.S. since exposing the NSA’s mass surveillance operations, journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras received the George Polk Award for National Security Reporting in New York City on Friday. Related Entries April 11, 2014 NSA Advocate Condoleezza Rice’s Appointment to Dropbox Board Has Ruffled Many a Tech Feather April 11, 2014 NSA Said to Have Left U ...
Full article at: Truth Dig 4 days ago, 11:00am CDT


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