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Views of the News: Outing US digital snooping , debating "breaking news," muzzling WI reporters

Digital Snooping: The Original Stories

Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian: "NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily"

Barton Gellman and Laura Poitras, The Washington Post: "U.S., British intelligence mining data from nine U.S. Internet companies in broad secret program"

The Leaker

Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Laura Poitras, The Guardian: "Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations"

Michael Calerone, The Huffington Post: "AP Editor: Do Not Describe Edward Snowden as a 'Whistleblower'"

Charlie Savage and Mark Mazzetti, The New York Times: "Cryptic Overtures and a Clandestine Meeting Gave Birth to a Blockbuster Story"

Barton Gellman, The Washington Post: "Code name 'Verax': Snowden, in exchanges with Post reporter, made clear he knew the risks"

Roger Simon, Politico: "The slacker who came in from the cold"

The Pundits React

Rebecca Shapiro, The Huffington Post: "Bill O'Reilly: NSA Bombshell Has Caused 'Ideological Chaos' Aomg Pundits and Politicians"

Amy Chozick, The New York Times: "Conservatives as Defenders of the Media"

David Sirota, Salon: "Who are the real criminals in the NSA case?"

Roy Greenslade, The Guardian: "Could The Guardian win a Pulitzer for Edward Snowden's NSA revelations?"

The Public Reacts

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press: "Majority Views NSA Phone Tracking as Acceptable Anti-terror Tactic"

Mathew Ingram, GigaOm: "For some, the reaction to PRISM is a shrug: Are we suffering from Big Brother fatigue?"

What's Next?

Arik Hesseldahl, All Things D: "Google Wants Permission to Disclose How Many National Security Requests It Gets"

AP: "Journalist in US Surveillance Case: More to Come"

The "Breaking News" Debate

Kevin Eck, TV Spy: "WDRB Explains Why It Thinks 'Breaking News' is Broken"

Bill Carter, The New York Times: "Devoted to Politics, MSNBC Slips on Breaking News"

Lawmakers Try to Muzzle Investigative Reporters

Lauren Ingeno, Inside Higher Education: "Journalism Center a Target"

Charlie Sykes, 620 WTMJ NewsRadio: "Petty, Vindictive, Dumb"

Briefly Speaking

Maria Sacchetti, The Boston Globe: "Mass. pair sues New York Post over Marathon bombing portrayal"