LONDON — When Alan Rusbridger retired last year after two decades as the editor of The Guardian, he was lauded as one of
This, if you’re reading the physical paper – which, of course, you are not – is my last edition as editor. In just over 20
She will become the very first female editor-in-chief in the paper's 194-year history. Viner called it "an enormous privilege
We've ended up with a political regime in which arbitrary secrecy remains unchallenged and the news media are timid and frightened, so accustomed to a defensive crouch they can no longer stand up.
The questioning did little to allay any of those fears. Conservative MP Michael Ellis, though, neatly stole that title from
Rusbridger will testify about his paper's national security reporting and its handling of the Edward Snowden documents in
"They've put our operations at risk," John Sawers, the head of MI6, Britain's foreign intelligence service, told a parliamentary
When Rusbridger felt frustration and self-doubt -- which was nearly all the time -- he found it helpful to think of people
Every publication makes mistakes. Every major publication has, at some point, botched a story. But the way things are going with The Guardian as it publishes this series of Edward Snowden "bombshells," we're well beyond isolated glitches.
On Monday night, Guardian Editor-in-Chief Alan Rusbridger revealed how British authorities threatened the newspaper while it was reporting on documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden and even oversaw the destruction of computers that contained leaked materials.
Rusbridger’s column appeared online Monday night and was teased on the front page of Tuesday’s paper. The full piece appeared
In fact, there is nothing to stop the U.S. government from censoring the media with regard to revelations such as those contained in the Snowden files -- nothing, that is, except longstanding tradition.
Despite this apparent attempt at intimidation, as well as the previously reported nine-hour detention of Glenn Greenwald's
In a private viewing cinema in Soho last week I caught myself letting fly with a four-letter expletive at Bill Keller, the
The editors of the New York Times appear to have forgotten an important principle: The First Amendment is for all of us, and does not grant any special privileges to the institutional press.
The U.K.'s Guardian took down Britain's best-selling Sunday newspaper by exposing that the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid hacked
The most resonant thoughts at the Guardian's Activate Summit were not specific prescriptions for changing the world, but powerful ways to reframe political, technological and social discourse.
Goldsmith said that there were "enormous legal hurdles" to such an attempt. First, he said, it would be difficult to extradite
AR: I found the Pakistan and Russian material most unsettling. Reading the private opinions of Arab leaders on Iran had an