Glenn Greenwald's series of national security scoops throughout the summer for the NSA convinced him he wanted to do more reporting, and needed a place beyond the reach of the British authorities to do it. He has found a partner in Pierre Omidyar, the billionaire co-founder of eBay who has taken an interest in investigative journalism.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. now stretches from Australia to India, Great Britain and the United States. In a new book, NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik looks at how News Corp. publications covered the company's hacking scandals, and its punitive attitude toward critics.
The journalist who broke the story about the U.S. government's surveillance program is leaving The Guardian to work with eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. The structure of media site is still unknown, but Greenwald has called the move a "once-in-a-career dream journalistic opportunity."
The headlines are from a cross section of newspapers around the world. Thursday's stories range from Chile's bid for a seat on the U.N. Security Council to hope in the aftermath of a deadly earthquake in the Philippines.
The reporter famous for breaking the story on the NSA surveillance program is leaving the Guardian newspaper for a new journalism site that aims to compete on all fronts and "convert mainstream readers into engaged citizens."
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