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Mass Media-How They Control You-Part 2
Policing the unthinkable
Strong essay by Robert MChesney opening up a valuable debate, with many further articles, on the concentration of media ownership and its disastrous consequences for democracy
Leveson: an elephantine, sloppy exercise in cut-and-paste
"Shuffling bundles in his Strand courtroom, Lord Justice Leveson offers surprisingly little original thought or research"
Leveson report: the press must respond in a robust and reasoned manner to the findings
"Legislation must protect press freedom....a proportionate and reasoned response"....a more self-critical and carefully reasoned reception of Leveson by the Observer.
Leveson report: the speed read
The Assange case means we are all suspects now
Leveson: What we've learnt so far
Is Harper exploiting cyberbully panic to reboot the Internet spying bill?
Canadian tale from MacLean's
The exiling of my film , “Exile a myth unearthed”, in the BBC
When The Guardian previewed a TV documentary that was scheduled for broadcast at 9:00 PM on BBC 4, 25 April 2013, it noted that the programme "will likely ruffle some feathers". The people whose feathers might have been ruffled must have exerted extraordinary pressure, because, at the last moment, the BBC cancelled the broadcast. Ilan Ziv, the Israeli who made the documentary, published, two days after the cancellation, an account of the pusillanimity of the BBC.....
Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data
Revealed: The NSA's powerful tool for cataloguing data – including figures on US collection.
NSA scandal: what data is being monitored and how does it work?
Everything you need to know about data gathering from internet companies by the US National Security Agency
On whistleblowers and government threats of investigation
No healthy democracy can endure when the most consequential acts of those in power remain secret and unaccountable
NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others
Top-secret Prism program claims direct access to servers of firms including Google, Apple and Facebook.
Sir Mervyn King: don't demonise bankers
Edward Snowden: the truth about US surveillance will emerge
In a live chat with Guardian readers, NSA whistleblower says US leaders cannot 'cover this up by jailing or murdering me'.
So you thought Britain wasn't corrupt?
GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world's communications
British spy agency collects and stores vast quantities of global email messages, Facebook posts, internet histories and calls, and shares them with NSA, latest documents from Edward Snowden reveal.
Snowden leaves Hong Kong for Moscow
Whistleblower may be on his way to Ecuador, Iceland, Cuba or Venezuela - to somewhere democracy is respected....
The police knew it all in 2006 but they hid their knowledge. Why?
Brian Cathcart analyzes the absence of police self-regulation
On the Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden
Who is actually bringing 'injury to America': those who are secretly building a massive surveillance system or those who inform citizens that it's being done? Asks Glenn Greenwald.
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