The Perfect Epitaph for Establishment Journalism
‘If MI5 warns that this is not in the public interest who am I to disbelieve them?’, says the former editor of The Independent
is a perfect example. And Glen Greenwald (who was recently in the news for being harassed regarding the Snowden leaks) is someone to be reckoned with…
Glenn Greenwald is a columnist on civil liberties and US national security issues for the Guardian. A former constitutional lawyer, he was until 2012 a contributing writer at Salon. His most recent book is, With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful. His other books include: Great American Hypocrites: Toppling the Big Myths of Republican Politics, A Tragic Legacy: How a Good vs. Evil Mentality Destroyed the Bush Presidency, and How Would a Patriot Act? Defending American Values from a President Run Amok. He is the recipient of the first annual I.F. Stone Award for Independent Journalism.