Erik Wemple: Glenn Greenwald


Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 03/10/2014

John Cook bolts Gawker for the Intercept

The challenge for the new editor of the Intercept: What comes after the Snowden documents?

By Erik Wemple  |  07:45 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Gawker, Glenn Greenwald, John Cook, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Pierre Omidyar joins PandoDaily-First Look scrum over Ukraine

Cites small window for comment.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:55 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, Pierre Omidyar, Ukraine

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Glenn Greenwald, PandoDaily tussle over Ukraine, editorial independence

Definitely not a scandal but instead a back-and-forth that illuminates how First Look Media works.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:20 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, PandoDaily, Pierre Omidyar

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 05:06 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Glenn Greenwald and the U.S. ‘assassination’ program

A disagreement on anti-terrorism terminology.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:06 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  drone strikes, First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, New York Times, President Obama, Washington Post

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Omidyar news venture: Where’s the leadership?

Can a news organization function horizontally?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:24 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  editors, First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Pierre Omidyar: Dream media mogul

Look at this guy’s plan.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:16 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Look Media, Glenn Greenwald, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Omidyar venture adds Froomkin, Segura

New hire at much-anticipated media venture sits on a couple of boards. Would MSM ever allow such a thing?

By Erik Wemple  |  02:06 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, Pierre Omidyar

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Glenn Greenwald bolts the Guardian for some fabulous media organization

New site will be a general-interest proposition.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:04 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, Guardian

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Edward Snowden and his allegedly drained laptops

Andrea Mitchell is the latest media figure to amplify speculation that China and Russia have drained the NSA leaker's computers.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:13 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, MSNBC, Snowden

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 08:26 AM ET, 07/10/2013

Pincus responds to Greenwald blast

The paper will correct an assertion that Glenn Greenwald wrote for the WikiLeaks Press blog.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:26 AM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, 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 01:37 PM ET, 07/03/2013

Greenwald: Journalist, activist, media transparentist

Giving the lie to the notion that media organizations can't talk about their reporting.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:37 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, Guardian

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Five truths about Glenn Greenwald and his critics

NSA watchdog says that inquiries from news outlets about his past won't stop him.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, New York Daily News, New York Times

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 06/25/2013

CNBC host apologizes to Greenwald for 'almost arrest' comment

A good mea culpa, especially considering the medium: cable news.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:33 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Ross Sorkin, cnbc, Glenn Greenwald

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 06/25/2013

What would it take to nail Glenn Greenwald under the Espionage Act?

Hey folks: YOU go ahead and prosecute Glenn Greenwald for his NSA stories.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:51 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Espionage Act, Glenn Greenwald, NSA, The Guardian

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 06/25/2013

MSNBC's Reid raises 'questions' about Guardian's Glenn Greenwald

Journalist travels to Hong Kong to get killer documents. Does that seem strange to you?

By Erik Wemple  |  11:16 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, joy reid, MSNBC

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Greenwald: Beltway media types are 'courtiers to power'

Journalist who has broken NSA stories has little regard for clubby Washington.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:25 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Ross Sorkin, Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, New York Times

Posted at 08:09 PM ET, 06/23/2013

David Gregory whiffs on Greenwald question

"Meet the Press" host asks a loaded question of Guardian journalist.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:09 PM ET, 06/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Gregory, Glenn Greenwald, Guardian, NBC News

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 09:09 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Greenwald: King 'fabricated' allegation

A congressman is be pressed to cite his source.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:09 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anderson Cooper, CNN, Glenn Greenwald, Peter King

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 08:28 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Greenwald: NSA Web mining 'extremely menacing'

Guardian writer decries government's ability to "stick its hands" in servers of Internet giants.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:28 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenn Greenwald, National Security Agency