Dana Priest

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Name: Dana Priest
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Top Journalists and Lawyers: NSA Surveillance Threatens Press Freedom and Right to Counsel

Photo Credit: Human Rights WatchTo do their jobs properly, journalists and lawyers sometimes need to be able to keep information private from the government.And because what journalists and lawyers do is so integral to safeguarding democracy and basic ... [Published Intercept - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Surveillance Programs Hinder Journalists, Lawyers, Report Finds--Update

By Felicia SchwartzWASHINGTON--Large-scale U.S. surveillance programs hinder the ability of journalists to communicate confidentially with sources and restrain lawyers from adequately representing clients, according to a report issued Monday by two advocacy ... [Published 4 Traders - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Manasseh’s Folder: I’m not a neutral Journalist

When I greeted Stan Xoese Dogbe, he barely nodded and was about to pass by.“This is Manasseh,” I reminded him, thinking he hadn’t made me out.“I know,” he said and walked away. I felt embarrassed. I have since not forgotten that encounter.This was at ... [Published Joy FM - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Students From Around the World Travel to Salzburg for Eighth Media Academy

Largest ever cohort of students from 23 countries on five continents will come to learn about being global citizens in a digital ageJulia Loewenthal | 30.06.2014This summer from July 20 to August 9, over 70 students and 20 faculty and scholars from around ... [Published Salzburg Global Seminar - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

TERP Magazine Features Q & A With Knight Chair Dana Priest

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland’s TERP Magazine has published an online Q & A with new Knight Chair in Public Affairs Journalism Dana Priest. “ A Career Spent Uncovering Secrets ” by Liam Farrell looks at Priest’s long career in journalism ... [Published Merrill College - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

A Fallen Hero and the Company He Kept

The other day, I received the terrible news that Stephen Robinson, a leading advocate for veterans and a friend of Causecast, had suddenly passed away.  He died at the age of 51, while working at his desk at Prudential, laboring to the very end to improve ... [Published Forbes.com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. military leaders warn of difficulty of conducting airstrikes in Iraq

By ,The Obama administration signaled its reluctance Wednesday to launch airstrikes in Iraq or intervene militarily in support of its government, telling Congress that a bombing campaign would be fraught with complications and that Iraq’s political divisions ... [Published Washington Post - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Stranger Asks Glenn Greenwald About Microsoft, Snowden, and What to Fear Now

Journalist Glenn Greenwald will appear tonight at a sold out event at Town Hall to discuss his book, " No Place to Hide ," which expands on his series of reports exposing the NSA spying scandal. Last week Greenwald spoke to me from Rio de Janeiro, ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 17 2014]
First reported May 25 2014 - Updated May 26 2014 - 1 reports

Journalists for the suppression of journalism

Newseum, Washington DC Prominent pundit :[Reporters] took classified information, secret information, published it in their newspapers, against the wishes of the president, against the request of the president and others, that they not release it. They ... [Published Daily Kos - May 25 2014]
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 1 reports

Congress Asleep At The Switch On Shameful Neglect of VA Care

WASHINGTON - The scandal that has exploded in the government's veterans hospitals runs a lot deeper than the issue of long waits for those seeking medical care.And it's been going on for a great deal longer, too, as a mountain of Government Accountability ... [Published Town Hall - May 21 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Washington Post is hitting a new ‘prime’ time under Amazon founder’s wings

Image Credit: jurvetson/Flickr How can big data and smart analytics ignite growth for your company? Find out at DataBeat , May 19-20 in San Francisco, from top data scientists, analysts, investors, and entrepreneurs. There are only 50 tickets left! ... [Published Venturebeat - May 13 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Top 5 Pulitzer Prize “Traitors” in American Journalism

The Pulitzer Prize committee’s opinion that Edward Snowden is a public servant rather than a traitor or criminal, as evidenced in its award to The Guardian and The Washington Post for their reporting from his trove of government documents, is a scandal ... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 15 2014]

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...It's not just that it's harder for me to do my job, though it is," said Dana Priest, a reporter for The Washington Post, quoted in the report. "it makes the country less safe. institutions work less well, and increases the risk of corruption.... secrecy works against all of us."
"across the country, some military quarters for wounded outpatients are in bad shape, according to interviews, gao reports and transcripts of congressional testimony" Hull and Priest reported at the time

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Top Journalists and Lawyers: NSA Surveillance T... [Published Intercept - 3 hours ago]
Surveillance Programs Hinder Journalists, Lawye... [Published 4 Traders - 8 hours ago]
Manasseh’s Folder: I’m not a neutral Journalist [Published Joy FM - Jul 17 2014]
Students From Around the World Travel to Salzbu... [Published Salzburg Global Seminar - Jul 03 2014]
CIA Terrorism Brought Home [Published LewRockwell.com - Jul 03 2014]
TERP Magazine Features Q & A With Knight Chair ... [Published Merrill College - Jun 27 2014]
A Fallen Hero and the Company He Kept [Published Forbes.com - Jun 24 2014]
America’s “Deep State”. From the JFK Assassinat... [Published Global Research - Jun 20 2014]
U.S. military leaders warn of difficulty of con... [Published Washington Post - Jun 19 2014]
The Stranger Asks Glenn Greenwald About Microso... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 17 2014]
Journalists for the suppression of journalism [Published Daily Kos - May 25 2014]
Sunday Talking Heads: May 25, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - May 25 2014]
Congress Asleep At The Switch On Shameful Negle... [Published Town Hall - May 21 2014]
The Washington Post is hitting a new ‘prime’ ti... [Published Venturebeat - May 13 2014]
The Impunity of American Torture: From Abu Ghra... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 28 2014]
The creation of a border security state [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 22 2014]
Top 5 Pulitzer Prize “Traitors” in American Jou... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 15 2014]
FBI Agents Were Deployed in Hundreds of JSOC Ra... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 11 2014]
‘The Deep State Hiding in Plain Sight’: Mike Lo... [Published Firedoglake - Feb 25 2014]
Open thread for night owls: Mike Lofgren dissec... [Published Daily Kos - Feb 22 2014]
Obamacare May Not Work, But the NSA Sure Does [Published REASON Online - Oct 29 2013]
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The Stranger Asks Glenn Greenwald About Microso... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 17 2014]
Journalist Glenn Greenwald will appear tonight at a sold out event at Town Hall to discuss his book, " No Place to Hide ," which expands on his series of reports exposing the NSA spying scandal. Last week Greenwald spoke to me from Rio de Janeiro, ...
Journalists for the suppression of journalism [Published Daily Kos - May 25 2014]
Newseum, Washington DC Prominent pundit :[Reporters] took classified information, secret information, published it in their newspapers, against the wishes of the president, against the request of the president and others, that they not release it. They ...
Sunday Talking Heads: May 25, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - May 25 2014]
Before You Know It, Movie Night Monday Good morning! Memorial Day weekend already, summer is here. This week the attention is on the VA scandal and Ukraine, and an emphasis on Memorial Day. And not unexpectedly there’s some Horse Race 2016 going ...
The Washington Post is hitting a new ‘prime’ ti... [Published Venturebeat - May 13 2014]
Image Credit: jurvetson/Flickr How can big data and smart analytics ignite growth for your company? Find out at DataBeat , May 19-20 in San Francisco, from top data scientists, analysts, investors, and entrepreneurs. There are only 50 tickets left! ...
The Impunity of American Torture: From Abu Ghra... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 28 2014]
(by Karen J. Greenberg via Tomdispatch.com) It’s mind-boggling. Torture is still up for grabs in America. No one questions anymore whether the CIA waterboarded one individual 83 times or another 186 times. The basic facts are no longer in dispute ...
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