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Intelligence veterans praise integrity of journalist Seymour Hersh

  The Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence gathered recently in Washington, D.C., to present an award to investigative journalist Seymour (Sy) Hersh.  Hersh revealed in 1969 the massacre of civilians at My Lai (Viet Nam), and exposed torture at…

Whistleblower film wins Best Documentary Oscar

At the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony, the Oscar for “Best Documentary” went to “Citizenfour,” Laura Poitras’ dramatic portrayal Edward Snowden’s disclosure of massive surveillance by the National Security Agency. Receiving the award were director Poitras, producer Dirk Wilutzky and editor Mathilde Bonnefoy.…

Snowden awarded 2013 Whistleblower Prize in Germany

[Update 8/31/13] Yesterday, at a ceremony in Berlin, German scientists, lawyers and activists awarded Edward Snowden with the 2013 Whistleblower Prize in recognition of his “bold efforts to expose the massive and unsuspecting monitoring and storage of communication data, which cannot…