“[T]he Washington Post has achieved an ignominious feat in U.S. media history: the first-ever paper to explicitly editorialize for the criminal prosecution of its own source — one on whose back the paper won and eagerly accepted a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. But even more staggering than this act of journalistic treachery against the paper’s own source are the claims made to justify it.”
—Glenn Greenwald, journalist, who won a Pulitzer based on Edward Snowden’s NSA document leaks, “WashPost Makes History: First Paper to Call for Prosecution of Its Own Source (After Accepting Pulitzer), The Intercept, Sept. 18, 2016. See Washington Post editorial, “No Pardon for Edward Snowden,” Sept. 17, 2016
• Editorial Comment: We changed our mind.
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