The Guardian US and the Washington Post are among the winners of a prestigious journalistic Pulitzer award. The newspapers shared the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service Reporting for coverage of NSA surveillance and whistleblower Snowden’s leaks.
Sanctions against Russia could be bad for the weak economies in the periphery of the eurozone. Many EU states also have strong connections with Russia, while Russia needs EU money to stabilize its budget, German MP Philipp Missfelder told RT.
The independent TV channel, Dozhd (‘Rain’), has announced it will remain open after a scandal over a WWII poll published on its website. The poll triggered a huge and angry response, with major cable TV providers refusing Dozhd’s services.
Julian Assange said there is “no hope” that mass strategic interception – as it is termed by the US – will go away. The whistleblower then drew a historical analogy with how the US has retained nuclear weapons in the past.
One thing’s for sure: if you live in the US or Western Europe, and haven’t spent the last three days locked in a wardrobe, you’re probably well aware that protests against the Ukrainian government have been taking place in Kiev.
Puerto Rican group, Calle 13, released new track, ‘Multi-Viral’, on Wednesday with Wikileaks’ Julian Assange lending his vocals to the song, denouncing “propaganda” and “lies”. The lyrics were sourced from the social concerns of twitter followers.
As military actions against the Syrian government remains a hot topic of negotiations, it has inspired professional quizzers to ask people to pinpoint Damascus on an interactive map. The US Department of Defense has apparently encountered problems.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron wants to ban sexual propaganda aimed at minors from the internet. Should we boycott Madame Tussaud’s, the London Eye…heck all of London? Why not boycott the UK entirely?