American journalist Glenn Greenwald has had a busy time, launching a new Brazil version of his website The Intercept and lambasting the media coverage of US election scandals, from his perch in Rio de Janeiro.
Sochi's dogs were recently described as pests, expected to be exterminated from the Olympic venues. But that cavalier attitude prompted international outrage and at least one Russian billionaire has opened up his wallet to help save some of Sochi's dogs. Meanwhile, in the UAE, the government is ready to launch a drone delivery service. And a homeless man in England looks set to return to his native Jamaica, thanks to the generosity of strangers.
Glenn Greenwald has been telling important journalism stories for a while — but he was never a household name until he published the first stories based on leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. And he says his life has changed drastically since then.
When news broke revealing the extent of the NSA’s data collection strategies, it quickly became not only the most-talked about story of the year, but it raised all sorts of questions regarding the privacy of citizens and the constitutionality of mass surveillance. Journalist Glenn Greenwald helped break the stories and says we need to rein in the runaway surveillance.
Tech billionaire Pierre Omidyar says he's getting behind a new media venture to promote serious journalism. The Iranian-Amerian founder of eBay is already causing a buzz among journalists.
Investigative journalism faces new constraints worldwide. Recent episodes have much to say about the "stateless" nature of journalism and surveillance today, as writer Jay Rosen tells host Marco Werman.
British authorities held the partner of journalist Glenn Greenwald under a UK terrorism law for nearly nine hours at London's Heathrow Airport. Anchor Marco Werman talks to David Anderson QC.
When Edward Snowden initially reached out to journalist Glenn Greenwald about secret information on NSA surveillance programs, Greenwald ignored Snowden's emails. So Snowden reached out to filmmaker Laura Poitras.