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It’s been another wild twenty-four hours in the NSA/Snowden epic story-of-the-year.
#NSA leaker Edward Snowden is offering to help investigate U.S. surveillance of Brazilian citizens.”
Read next: Zoë Carpenter on Internet surveillance and the government.
#60Minutes, for shame…. CBS just *bragged* that John Miller is ‘the ultimate insider.’ Yes, he just demonstrated that!” @60minutes--still waiting for a tough question, follow-up for General Alexander..." Will Bunch posted a photo of Edward R. Murrow with this comment: "Next on @60Minutes -- a special report on a man who's actually spinning in his grave." @60Minutes now does infomercials…. Where the hell is Lowell Bergman when u need him? Oh yes, he quit at the end of the movie.” Jay Rosen: “This ‘60 Minutes’ report on the NSA is… TV. That’s not a compliment.” #NSA leaks; character assassinate #Snowden.”
Read Next: Peter van Buren asks if Google and the NSA could actually make whistleblowers disappear.
Here's the full AP statement:
Read Next: Pratap Chatterjee shows how the CIA bungled the War on Terror.
Here’s the trailer:
Hersh later appeared on CNN with Jake Tapper.
Bob Dreyfuss explores the effects on Syrian diplomacy of the US-Iran accords.
And who can forget “Whitey on the Moon”?
Douglas Foster eulogizes Nelson Mandela.
Greg Mitchell surveys the dustups between Glenn Greenwald and his critics.