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Focus on the media: the NSA leak debate concerning newspaper choices

Earlier this month, The Guardian released a secret court order from the NSA, ordering Verizon to turn over millions of Americans’ phone records, as well as unveiling a bigger surveillance project to tap into Internet, email and cellphone records of all Americans. Soon after, Edward Snowden, a security contractor for the NSA based in Hawaii, admitted he had leaked the information to The Guardian. Alongside special Focus on the Media guest Chris Wheeler, head of EMEA Content for Vocus UK, our panel of media experts debates why an American would release U.S. records to a UK-based newspaper.

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Julie Holley

David Coates

Chris Wheeler

Kyle Osborne







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