Saturday, September 28, 2013

Snowed in: the mainstream media vs. Edward Snowden

The NSA surveillance octopus

As the government grapples with the fallout from the leaks of top secret documents by Edward Snowden, familiar tactical patterns continue to emerge. Time and time again, whistleblower cases reveal the government’s traditional approach to rendering their disclosures ineffective. This method is often described as “Deny, Discredit and Destroy”. It was created during the Nixon administration and outlined within the infamous Malek Manual.

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