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AP Editor: Do Not Describe Snowden A 'Whistleblower'

Michael Calderone | Posted 08.10.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

The Guardian has labeled Edward Snowden a whistleblower after the NSA contractor revealed himself Sunday as the source for several recent surveillance scoops. But some news organization have been less quick to describe Snowden as a "whistleblower," opting instead for terms like "source" or "leaker."