Three of the four media outlets that received and published large numbers of secret NSA documents provided by Edward Snowden — The Guardian, the New York Times, and The Intercept –– have called for the U.S. government to allow the NSA whistleblower to return to the U.S. with no charges. That’s the normal course for a news organization, which owes its sources duties of protection, and which — by virtue of accepting the source’s materials and then publishing them — implicitly declares the source’s information to be in the public interest.
A satirical website has launched that will help you push through your grief over the loss of the anti-establishment hero, Gawker.
From analyzing a book’s prospects to figuring out what subjects people are clamoring for, data is bigger in publishing than ever. But how much is too much?