Monthly Archives: December 2014

Top Secret America and Snowden: An Analysis

The limits of investigative journalism

How two media accounts of the intrusive security state led to different political outcomes

By Jay Rosen in American Review

Making knowledge public does not a knowledgeable public make. This is the thought I wish to impress upon you. It was probably always true, but certain things have happened lately that make contemplating this truth an urgent priority for those of us trying to understand how national publics can be better informed. (continued)