Erik Wemple: James clapper

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 04/23/2014

Bloomberg celebrates challenged story on the NSA and Heartbleed bug

News outlet, intelligence community scrap over controversial computer security issue.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:04 PM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bloomberg News, bug, Heartbleed, James clapper, Matthew Winkler, NSA, Shawn Turner

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 01:06 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Daily Show parodies James Clapper's Senate-hearing head-rub

John Oliver isn't buying the body language of the country's top spy.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:06 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James clapper, John Oliver, The Daily Show

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 06/11/2013

James Clapper, NSA and the "L" word

Media outlets are hesitant to call public officials "liars." That's a good thing, but they're finding a compelling exception in James Clapper.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:38 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  andrew rosenthal, director of national intelligence, James clapper, National Security Agency, New York Times