updated Mon. February 20, 2023
April 27, 2018
He used the line in a speech at a security conference in Europe, and the prominent tech and security writer Barton Gellman highlighted it in a blog post for Time. In an email, Schneier told me he recalled popularizing the phrase but said he didn't believe it was its originator. The most famous quote aboutÃâÃÂ ...
The News International (blog)
April 6, 2018
Through honoring Snowden's wishes, journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras and Barton Gellman broke the story of NSA surveillance and led the Guardian's independent journalism, making the established media fulfill its duty. In the aftermath of Snowden's disclosures, when this young whistleblowerÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
And I think you know we know from much of both Seymour Hersh's reporting during the Bush administration, but also Barton Gellman's reporting, how clandestine and covert that Cheney — Cheney really did run the dark side for eight years in the United States government, and the fact that he was usingÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
Snowden, an NSA contractor who leaked thousands of documents exposing the agency's global electronic eavesdropping, made the comment in a reply to a tweet by journalist Barton Gellman. Gellman, who has written extensively on the government, privacy and security, noted that it's “highly unusual” forÃâÃÂ ...
June 8, 2017
In 2013, Edward Snowden's life -- and the world -- changed forever. This former NSA contractor blew the whistle on the agency's practice of collecting private information and conducting mass surveillance on citizens when he brought evidence to the press and then left the country. In a video chat moderatedÃâÃÂ ...
June 6, 2017
Barton Gellman, who also reported extensively on the Snowden documents, said Winner likely would have been a lead suspect "no matter what," but still faulted The Intercept for "egregious mistakes that doomed" her. "It handed USG a color copy of original doc & told a clearance-holding contractor the docÃâÃÂ ...
June 6, 2017
The editors of The Intercept are facing mounting criticism for potentially outing a source, after publishing a classified National Security Agency document sent to the website anonymously, which reportedly resulted in the arrest of an intelligence contractor. About an hour after The Intercept published a reportÃâÃÂ ...
September 19, 2016
Barton Gellman Hits Washington Post's “Passive Aggressive Critique” of Its Own Snowden Reporting. "It's a good thing for the Post, and for journalism, that the opinion staff has no say in what counts as news." Written by Andrew Beaujon | Published on September 19, 2016. Barton Gellman Hits Washington Post's “PassiveÃâÃÂ ...
October 8, 2015
Barton Gellman is a critically honored author, journalist, and blogger. In 2013, Gellman shot to prominence as one of three journalists worldwide to be entrusted with leaked documents by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. This article first appeared on The Century Foundation's website.
July 14, 2014
Over at the Washington Post, reporter Barton Gellman has a lengthy article on his (and his coauthors') reporting methods and ethical choices in their recent story on the large cache of electronic conversations that Edward Snowden gave them. The article is excellent---interesting and illuminating in a numberÃâÃÂ ...
November 21, 2013
NEW YORK — Barton Gellman fired back Thursday at Washington Post colleague Bob Woodward over Woodward's remarks that former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden should have come to him first with documents “instead of others, particularly The Guardian.” Woodward also saidÃâÃÂ ...
September 11, 2013
Since the beginning of June, Barton Gellman has been reporting on classified intelligence documents given to him by Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor. As a result of the Snowden leaks, Gellman and reporter Laura Poitras broke the story of the PRISM program, which minesÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times (blog)
June 13, 2013
Barton Gellman, the Pulitzer-Prize winning investigative journalist, is writing a book about the vast expansion of government surveillance that occurred after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Penguin Press announced on Thursday. Mr. Gellman is a contributing editor at large for Time magazine and aÃâÃÂ ...
June 10, 2013
The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald on Monday blasted investigative reporter Barton Gellman for making “false” claims about the man they shared as a source: Edward Snowden. The public tiff between two journalists who have led the way on disclosing National Security Agency surveillance offers a rareÃâÃÂ ...
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