The Brazilian government of Jair Bolsonaro has charged investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald with cybercrimes– offenses he allegedly committed while reporting on the government’s own high-level corruption. Prosecutors
NEW YORK -- On March 13, a report in the Daily Beast revealed that the New York-based outlet The Intercept would be shutting down its archive of the trove of government documents entrusted to a handful of journalists, including Intercept
WikiLeaks poses no threat to the public. The only people who stand to suffer any harm from WikiLeaks are the powerful and corrupt, which The Intercept‘s Pierre Omidyar most certainly is.
The Ecuadorian embassy in London cut off Julian Assange’s internet access in October of 2016, but the WikiLeaks Twitter account kept posting about leak drops uninterrupted. The embassy’s action made headlines all across mainstream media. It is common knowledge for anyone who was
Granting a Pulitzer Prize to reporting based on information leaked by Edward Snowden legitimizes — and may even encourage — whistleblowing.
On Monday, Columbia University announced that The Washington Post and the United States’ arm of The Guardian have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service for their coverage of the warrantless wiretapping program conducted by the National Security Agency and by a
Court ruling related to Snowden documents and journalist Glenn Greenwald says that national security interests trump press freedoms; Miranda vows to appeal
In what defenders of press freedoms have called a "serious blow" to "public interest journalism," a UK court has determined, it was not unlawful for British security agents to invoke a terrorism statute in order to seize and hold someone thought to be involved with a journalistic enterprise. Ruling on the case of David Miranda, a Brazilian