Monthly Archives: August 2013

My questions for the Guardian editors, @arusbridger and @janinegibson

Tomorrow morning at 10 EST,  Guardian editors Alan Rusbridger and Janine Gibson will be holding a live chat. They have introduced a Twitter hashtag,  #myNSAquestion, for asking questions in advance. Below are questions I’ve tweeted. If you endorse these questions, … Continue reading

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Did The Independent Just Spin A Slide The Guardian Already Published?

So was the UK government really ‘leaking documents about itself’ as Glenn Greenwald alleges, when The Independent published an ‘exclusive‘ about the ‘UK’s secret Mid-East internet surveillance base’? A reader of my last post, Nell, commented: The information in the story … Continue reading

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Fuck The Guardian, Long Live the Independent?

This Guardian/Snowden thing just gets weirder and weirder. Today Britain’s Independent published its own NSA story: Britain runs a secret internet-monitoring station in the Middle East to intercept and process vast quantities of emails, telephone calls and web traffic on … Continue reading

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Homework for Fuck The Guardian: The Impact of Chelsea Manning

So I am very grateful that Greenwald has stopped with the snarking and stonewalling in regard to my complaints about the Guardian and left this thoughtful, detailed reply.  As far as I am concerned, it only settles the matter of … Continue reading

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Fuck the Guardian: Part 2

Ok, so yesterday my intention for this post was to go into a little bit more on why I think the Guardian is so particularly unsuited to the near-monopoly on info Snowden apparently gave it and to touch upon what … Continue reading

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Fuck The Guardian: Part 1

Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger is clearly a man who takes his time. Following the nine-hour shakedown of Glenn Greenwald’s spouse, David Miranda, by officials of Britain’s NSA satellite, The GCHQ, Rusbridger took to his paper’s blog  and disclosed what NYU … Continue reading

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Gawker: Relax Everyone, Google Didn’t Rat Out That Hysterical Woman to The Government. It Was Her Husband’s Boss.

Y’know, Adrian Chen, like all the other cutting/pasting professionals at Nick Denton Inc is all about the  cutter/paster integrity and we know this because when the NYPD tried to connect Occupy Wall Street to an 8-year old murder case, Chen … Continue reading

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