Emily Bell – Edward Snowden: The Media Isn’t Doing Its Job

The Tow Center for Digital Journalism’s Emily Bell spoke to Edward Snowden over a secure channel about his experiences working with journalists and his perspective on the shifting media world. This is an excerpt of that conversation, conducted in December 2015. It will appear in a forthcoming book: Journalism After Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State, which …

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Some Things NPR Doesn’t Tell Its Listeners 
About the “Iranian Nukes” Controversy

I never expect much from the U.S. mainstream media, especially when it comes to the Middle East, but still I’ve been genuinely shocked by the sorry coverage of the conflict surrounding Iran’s nuclear program and Netanyahu’s recent speech to Congress. As other critics have already pointed out, the biggest problem is not so much what the media have been reporting …