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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Tue June 11, 2013
Views of the News: Outing US digital snooping , debating "breaking news," muzzling WI reporters
Digital Snooping: The Original Stories
Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian: "NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily"
Barton Gellman and Laura Poitras, The Washington Post: "U.S., British intelligence mining data from nine U.S. Internet companies in broad secret program"
Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Laura Poitras, The Guardian: "Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations"
Michael Calerone, The Huffington Post: "AP Editor: Do Not Describe Edward Snowden as a 'Whistleblower'"
Charlie Savage and Mark Mazzetti, The New York Times: "Cryptic Overtures and a Clandestine Meeting Gave Birth to a Blockbuster Story"
Barton Gellman, The Washington Post: "Code name 'Verax': Snowden, in exchanges with Post reporter, made clear he knew the risks"
Roger Simon, Politico: "The slacker who came in from the cold"
The Pundits React
Rebecca Shapiro, The Huffington Post: "Bill O'Reilly: NSA Bombshell Has Caused 'Ideological Chaos' Aomg Pundits and Politicians"
Amy Chozick, The New York Times: "Conservatives as Defenders of the Media"
David Sirota, Salon: "Who are the real criminals in the NSA case?"
Roy Greenslade, The Guardian: "Could The Guardian win a Pulitzer for Edward Snowden's NSA revelations?"
The Public Reacts
Pew Research Center for the People & the Press: "Majority Views NSA Phone Tracking as Acceptable Anti-terror Tactic"
Mathew Ingram, GigaOm: "For some, the reaction to PRISM is a shrug: Are we suffering from Big Brother fatigue?"
Arik Hesseldahl, All Things D: "Google Wants Permission to Disclose How Many National Security Requests It Gets"
The "Breaking News" Debate
Kevin Eck, TV Spy: "WDRB Explains Why It Thinks 'Breaking News' is Broken"
Bill Carter, The New York Times: "Devoted to Politics, MSNBC Slips on Breaking News"
Lawmakers Try to Muzzle Investigative Reporters
Lauren Ingeno, Inside Higher Education: "Journalism Center a Target"
Charlie Sykes, 620 WTMJ NewsRadio: "Petty, Vindictive, Dumb"
Maria Sacchetti, The Boston Globe: "Mass. pair sues New York Post over Marathon bombing portrayal"