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  • WH Tried to Interfere with WaPo´s NSA Story

    08/16/2013 6:42:04 PM PDT · by Nachum · 74 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/16/13 | Elizabeth Sheld
    The Washington Post´s article detailing the fourth amendment abuses by the NSA got some push back from the administration who attempted to "edit" the article before publication. The internal audit referenced in the article was obtained by the WaPo from Edward Snowden. The details of the audit indicated repeated and growing privacy violations by the NSA, violations which included obtaining thousands of American citizen´s communications records and using methods of information collection that were later deemed unconstitutional by a court. The Post was able to interview John Delong, NSA director of compliance for the article and they were initially
  • Does this seem to you to be a new journalistic low?

    06/09/2011 5:16:47 PM PDT · by onyx · 58 replies
    Fr. John Zuhlsdorf / Fr. Z's Blog ^ | June 9, 2011 | .Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Does this seem to you to be a new journalistic low? Posted on 9 June 2011 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf I haven’t ever heard of anything like this, except in my sometime-interest in astronomy, when people were recruited to monitor big listening arrays or perhaps help map the genome. The Washington Post has asked for 100 volunteer readers to go through some 24K emails from Gov. Sarah Palin’s tenure as Governor of Alaska.Can we imagine they are looking for the good things she did as Governor with the purpose of praising her?  Surely there will be some.  If they...
  • WaPo's Weigel Lets Loose With Scathing E-mails on Liberal Listserv

    06/24/2010 2:30:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    media bistro ^ | 6/24/10 | Betsy Rothstein
    FishbowlDC has obtained e-mails written by WaPo's conservative-beat blogger Dave Weigel, that the scribe sent to JournoList, a listserv for liberal journalists. (Read up on JournoList with Yahoo! News's Michael Calderone's 2009 story that he wrote for Politico). Seems Weigel doesn't like (and that would be putting it mildly) at least some of the conservatives he covers. Poor Drudge - Weigel wants him to light himself on fire. Weigel's Words: •"This would be a vastly better world to live in if Matt Drudge decided to handle his emotional problems more responsibly, and set himself on fire."