Edward Snowden

  • THEFrontliner.net asks President Obama to Pardon Snowden

    Snowden should be hailed as a hero. Instead, he is exiled in Moscow, and faces decades in prison under World War One-era charges that treat him like a spy. Ed stood up for us, and it's time for us to stand up for him. Urge President Obama to pardon...
  • Lauding journalism’s ‘watchdog role’

    “All governments lie.” That was the stark observation that Ann Marie Lipinski, curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, opened with on Thursday, quoting crusading muckraker I.F. Stone from more than 40 years before. She was addressing a packed Tsai Auditorium audience, gathered for the presentation of the I.F....
  • Alan Rusbridger to stand down as Guardian editor-in-chief

    After 20 years at the paper Rusbridger will leave next summer and replaces Liz Forgan as chair of the Scott Trust in 2016. Alan Rusbridger is to stand down as editor-in-chief of the Guardian after 20 years, leaving the news organisation to become the chair of its ultimate owner, the...
  • Support The Right to Report

    Journalists risk their lives traveling to some of the most dangerous places in the world to bring us information about current events. We were reminded of how dangerous this work can be with the executions of journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff by the militant group Islamic State. Journalists...
  • The Crypto Tools & The Snowden Film

    Most of the American public is probably not familiar with journalist Laura Poitras, however she played an integral role in the publication of the NSA files leaked by Edward Snowden. Snowden contacted  Poitras via an anonymous email and began to provide details of the leak he was going to provide...
  • Is There Another NSA Leaker at Work?

    Just over a year ago Edward Snowden began revealing the breadth and depth of government surveillance around the world. It has changed the way a lot of people have operated online with an increased interest in privacy and security even among ordinary citizens. The revelations from the documents Snowden...
  • Edward Snowden Cannot Mount 'Meaningful' Defence In US

    Julian Assange, founder of whistleblower website WikiLeaks, has said that former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden will not be able to conduct a “meaningful” defense against the U.S. government if he returns to his home country. In an interview with Democracy Now, Assange, who has been staying at the...
  • SUPREME COURT REJECTS NEW YORK TIMES REPORTER’S APPEAL

    Last July, an appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, demanded that James Risen testify at the criminal trial of Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA agent who is being prosecuted for leaking classified information to Risen in violation of the Espionage Act. Monday’s Supreme Court decision not to intervene in the case could...
  • UK threatened to shut down Guardian for printing Snowden leaks

    While many officials branded Snowden a traitor, he also has numerous supporters who see him as a champion of human rights....