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Barton Gellman

KeenON: Journalist and NSA Expert Barton Gellman

Techonomy | Posted 02.14.2015 | Technology
Techonomy

Was Snowden a hero? Not surprisingly, Gellman won't be drawn into such a clichéd analysis. What he does insist, however, is that Snowden was an important figure who has sparked a massively important conversation -- one, in his words, with "legs" -- that is still going on today.

Glenn Greenwald Wins Huge Award

AP | Posted 02.17.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Four journalists who reported on the extent of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance based on documents leaked by Edwar...

NSA Cellphone Tracking: What About the Fourth Amendment?

Matt Sledge | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics
Matt Sledge

An intel lawyer (probably NSA, CIA or ODNI) claims tracking U.S. cellphone locations doesn't violate the Fourth Amendment. Weren't the Founding Fathers paranoiac revolutionaries who would have been scared out of their buckskin breeches by a government tracking our every move?

Michael Calderone

Washington Post's NSA Writer Fires Back At Bob Woodward

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.21.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Barton Gellman fired back Thursday at Washington Post colleague Bob Woodward over Woodward's remarks that former National Security Agency ...

NBC News Tried And Failed To Get In On Snowden Story

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.13.2013 | Media

NBC News tried, and failed, to become one of the outlets reporting on Edward Snowden's leaked documents, the Washington Post's Erik Wemple revealed on...

What Happened at the Guardian Could Happen in the U.S., Too

Dan Kennedy | Posted 10.20.2013 | Media
Dan Kennedy

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.

Michael Calderone

ACLU Helping Coordinate Edward Snowden's Legal Defense

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -– The American Civil Liberties Union said Friday that it has been in contact with former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowde...

How The Washington Post Slapped Back The White House

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Media

The Washington Post gave a peek on Thursday night into the ways in which it brushed back the White House during contentious negotiations over its bomb...

WATCH: Mission Accomplished? Has The Intelligence Community Connected All The Dots?

Posted 07.18.2013 | Impact

This livestream is part of our coverage of the Aspen Security Forum. For more from the series, click here. DATE: July 18, 2013. TIME: 12:30p-1:30p ...

Michael Calderone

How Glenn Greenwald Began Communicating With The NSA Whistleblower

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower who revealed his identity Sunday, first approached The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald in February and...

Michael Calderone

How Washington Post, The Guardian Raced To Break PRISM Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.07.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- The Washington Post revealed on Thursday the existence of a secret National Security Agency program code-named PRISM, which reportedly a...

Barton Gellman Joins TIME Magazine From Washington Post

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Barton Gellman is joining TIME magazine as a contributing Editor-at-Large. Gellman joins the magazine from the Wash...

Think Again: Dick Cheney's Post Presidency

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

Crossposted with the Center for American Progress Eric Alterman, Danielle Ivory Former President George W. Bush recently mused with the press about...

What Barack Obama Should Learn From Dick Cheney

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Obama should look to Cheney to understand how a pro -- even one who so damaged the interests of the nation -- managed power and purpose in government.

Dick Cheney Exposed! (Again)

Bruce Kluger & David Slavin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Kluger & David Slavin

With all due respect to author Barry Gellman, we told you this six months ago. In our blockbusting biography, Young Dick Cheney: Great American.