Journalist who brought down U.S. general is killed in Los Angeles car crash
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Journalist Michael Hastings, whose 2010 Rolling Stone magazine profile of the U.S. military chief in Afghanistan, Stanley McChrystal, led to the general being relieved of...
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“Truth Is Coming, And It Cannot Be Stopped”: The Best Of Edward Snowden's Q&A
The most famous man on the lam, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, has answered reader questions in a live Q&A on the Guardian’s blog. Snowden skyrocketed to international fame/infamy after leaking a top-secret court order about the National Security Agency’s collection of all U.S. Verizon phone records. After disappearing from his Hong Kong hideaway, Snowden resurfaced for the online Q&A. You can read the full transcript on The Guardian; we’ve summarized the best of it below (edited for brevity and clarity). Passion, Righteous Passion “All I can say right now is the US Government is not going to be able to cover this up by jailing or murdering me. Truth is coming, and it cannot be stopped.” On Tech Company Denials “Their denials went through several revisions as it become more and more clear they were misleading and included identical, specific language across companies….They are legally compelled to comply and maintain their silence in regard to specifics of the program, ...
India Ink: A Conversation With: Journalist Naveen Soorinje
A reporter speaks about his time in an Indian prison.
Revealed: Secret Offshore Tax Evaders
An interactive database allowing users to search more than 100,000 secret companies, trusts and funds created in offshore tax havens including the British Virgin Islands has gone online. The data, part of a cache of 2.5m leaked files that has already led to a series of exposes of the offshore financial sector by the Guardian and other global media organisations, has been launched by the Washington-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).
Ecuador Moves to Tighten Reins on Media
Ecuador's legislature approved a law that will tighten media regulations, giving an important victory to President Rafael Correa, who repeatedly has clashed with independent journalists.