Category Archives: Journalism

Germany: Why was the BND spying on Belgian journalist Arnaud Zajtman?

“It isn’t a good feeling to know that somebody was listening in when you’re dealing with highly sensitive sources.” Belgian journalist Arnaud Zajtman In September 2006, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), Germany’s foreign intelligence agency, included Belgian journalist  Arnaud Zajtman’s two Congolese telephone numbers … Continue reading

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A Letter from Holly Sterling — (Wife of Jailed ex-CIA Officer Jeffrey Sterling)

“Just like the CIA primary mission is to protect the Agency, the New York Time primary mission is to protect the Time. And so when this hit the fan — so to speak — Jeffrey was on his own.” Former CIA … Continue reading

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“Trump Dossier”: Can Intelligence officials ‘legally’ disclose classified information to members of the press?

“I think it was disgraceful that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake out. I think it’s a disgrace.” US President-Elect Donald Trump “Let me tell you, you take on the intelligence … Continue reading

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The ‘Trump Dossier’: A Clever Fabrication?

“I think it was disgraceful – disgraceful that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake out. I think it’s a disgrace… and that’s something that Nazi Germany would have done and did … Continue reading

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Spooks & The Media

“The CPJ — Committee to Protect Journalists — has demanded that the Turkish authorities release Snell.  We call on the government to end its harassment of reporters crossing the border from Syria.” Nina Ognianova– CPJ Europe and central Asia programme … Continue reading

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