WashPost Makes History: First Paper to Call for Prosecution of Its Own Source!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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WashPost Makes History: First Paper to Call for Prosecution of Its Own Source
The Intercept ^

Posted on 9/18/2016, 6:49:38 PM by TigerClaws

Three of the four media outlets that received and published large numbers of secret NSA documents provided by Edward Snowden — The Guardian, the New York Times, and The Intercept –– have called for the U.S. government to allow the NSA whistleblower to return to the U.S. with no charges. That’s the normal course for a news organization, which owes its sources duties of protection, and which — by virtue of accepting the source’s materials and then publishing them — implicitly declares the source’s information to be in the public interest.

But not the Washington Post. In the face of a growing ACLU and Amnesty-led campaign to secure a pardon for Snowden, timed to…………

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