New NSA revelations far more newsworthy than missing airplanes

The headlines might feature something new every day, but really important news stories have a nagging tendency to remain important, no matter how much time they get on television. In fact, you can usually tell a really important news story by its distinct lack of mainstream media coverage, particularly after the initial shock has worn … Continue reading New NSA revelations far more newsworthy than missing airplanes

NSA partnership with drones should have everyone terrified

So many NSA spying revelations, so little time. It seems like something new comes out every day; they target smart phone apps, they spied on the 2009 climate talks, they even allowed Australia's spy agency to monitor the activities of a United States law firm. If you're not reading about the NSA, you're probably reading … Continue reading NSA partnership with drones should have everyone terrified

Meet the new news boss, same as the old news boss

For journalism nerds, the news was like a high-profile sports trade. Glenn Greenwald, the man who reported on Edward Snowden’s leaks regarding the National Security Agency, investigative journalist extraordinaire and one of the few people in this country consistently willing to tell the truth in age of corporate-sponsored media lies, had left his longtime position … Continue reading Meet the new news boss, same as the old news boss