This Terri Gross interview with Washington Post reporter Barton Gellman on WHYY's "Fresh Air," which is syndicated by NPR, is really terrific. I caught it while driving home yesterday, and had a genuine "driveway moment" — I sat in my car a good 15 minutes after I parked to hear the whole thing. Gellman speaks about the process of reporting on Edward Snowden's leaks about the NSA's spying programs. What he says is as interesting as what he can't.
Before he wrote the best-selling book Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump, journalist Spencer Ackerman was part of the Pulitzer-winning team at The Guardian who first reported on the trove of national security documents leaked by Edward Snowden. Now, Ackerman has teamed back up with Laura Poitras, director of… READ THE REST
On Monday night, Tucker Carlson announced that the National Security Agency, under direction from President Biden, is spying on him. He says they have been "monitoring our electronic communications and is planning to leak them in an attempt to take this show off the air." Fox News didn't back up their boy with any statement… READ THE REST
Juanita Moody dropped out of college in 1943 to serve in the US Signal Intelligence Service, decoding encrypted messages during World War II. She stayed on after the war, rising in the ranks of the SIS despite being both a woman and a civilian, until she was in charge of intercepting data from most of… READ THE REST
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