Erik Wemple: Edward Snowden


Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Greenwald: Clapper statement ‘vindicates’ Snowden

Admission has implications for media companies.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:00 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, James clapper

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Snowden lawyer: He may address password allegations soon

Some interesting back-and-forth between the former NSA contractor and the media.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:55 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Mark Hosenball, National Security Agency, Reuters

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Time magazine misses Snowden wave

Barton Gellman is Time magazine’s contributing editor at-large. How come he didn’t do any of his recent intelligence reporting for the magazine?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:43 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barton gellman, Edward Snowden, Time magazine, Washington Post

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Washington Post corrects Pincus column on Snowden, Greenwald

Newspaper thoroughly vets Tuesday column.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:33 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Walter Pincus, Washington Post

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Guardian releases new-old Snowden interview excerpts

Is that news?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:46 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, Laura Poitras

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Edward Snowden is a coward? No, he's a media visionary

The Guardian wanted to give Snowden a chance to "answer the public's questions," not to mention to shape his own leaked stories.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:04 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Guardian

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Snowden thrashes 'mainstream media'

Snowden thrashes "mainstream media"

By Erik Wemple  |  01:15 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Guardian, Media

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Why Peter King's comments on Greenwald threaten the republic

Facts, context, freedom: Who cares?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:49 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, NSA, Rep. Peter king

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 06/12/2013

Allegedly media-averse leaker gives another media interview

Source of NSA documents shows some familiarity with his media coverage.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:50 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, The Guardian

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Did Snowden really earn a $200,000 salary?

Let the fact-checking phase of the Edward Snowden story begin.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:51 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Booz Allen Hamilton, Edward Snowden, National Security Agency

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Edward Snowden: 'Leaker,' 'source' or 'whistleblower'?

Terms make a difference!

By Erik Wemple  |  09:05 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, National Security Agency

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 06/09/2013

NSA source ID'd: 29-year-old Edward Snowden

By Erik Wemple  |  06:55 PM ET, 06/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, National Security Agency, NSA