the National Security Agency’s domestic surveillance activities decided to reveal government secrets


Laura Poitras, 49, had the odd distinction of sharing a byline in The Washington Post and in London’s Guardian newspaper last week on two blockbuster stories. The first, in The Post,revealed a secret NSA program called PRISM that used data from some of the Internet’s biggest firms. The second, in the Guardian, was a video interview with the source of the information, a former NSA operative from Maryland .

” Poitras has faced from government officials whenever she returned to the United States from reporting abroad. He praised her at the time, writing, “Poitras produces some of the best, bravest and most important filmmaking and journalism of the past decade, often exposing truths that are adverse to U.S. government policy, concerning the most sensitive and consequential matters. . . .”



Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s