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Views Preview: Washington Post Suggests Snowden Doesn't Deserve a Pardon

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The Washington Post makes history, being the first publication to call for the prosecution of a key source. Why is the paper’s editorial board turning its back on NSA leaker Edward Snowden?

Editorial board, The Washington Post: “No pardon for Snowden

Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept: “WashPost makes history: First paper to call for prosecution of it’s own source (after accepting Pulitzer)

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “As a source – and a patriot – Edward Snowden deserves a pardon

Lily Hay Newman and Andrew Greenberg, Wired: “Security news this week: Congress celebrates Snowden movie by slamming Snowden

Fred Fleitz: National Review: “Edward Snowden is a traitor and a fraud, period

Reid Nakamura, The Wrap: “’Snowden’ star Joseph Gordon-Levitt blasts ‘simplistic’ media coverage of NSA leaker

Mary Louise Kelley, NPR: “Former NSA deputy director weighs in on ‘Snowden’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlSAiI3xMh4

Obama and the WWII records

Noah Feldman, Bloomberg: “World War II leak case is a win for Edward Snowden

Jim Warren, Poynter: “Obama loses battle to keep World War II records secret

John Keilman, Chicago Tribune: “Secret papers from WWII espionage probe of Tribune could go public

End of the 'Birther' movement?

Hadas Gold, Politico: “Network pools refuse to cover Trump hotel tour

Alex Griswold, Mediaite: “Reporters retaliate against Trump’s treatment of the press, destroy footage of hotel tour

David Colon, Gothamist: “Trump invites press to fabulous Trump international hotel for some self-promotional lies about birtherism

Kaitlyn Schallhorn, The Blaze: “Major TV networks band together against Trump, refuse to cover his hotel tour

David Weigel, Washignton Post: “After Trump’s reversal, prominent birthers want to move on

Michael Grunwald, POLITICO: “Birther Nation: Alive and Well

Alex Seitz-Wald, NBC News: “Trump may be abandoning ‘Birthers,’ but they’re not abandoning him

Sam Levine, Huffington Post: “Michelle Obama’s flawless response on how her husband shut down Birthers

Michael Barbaro, New York Time: “Donald Trump clung to ‘Birther’ lie for years, and still isn’t apologetic

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press: “Many black voters skeptical about Trump’s birther about-face

Peter Beinart, The Atlantic: “The death of ‘he said, she said’ journalism

David Uberti, Columbia Journalism Review: “Big lie, little lie, and the media’s role in telling the difference

Megyn Kelly’s ‘Embeds’

Justin Kroll, Variety: “Megyn Kelly to produce comedy series set on presidential campaign trail

Hadas Gold, Politico: “Report: Megyn Kelly producing a series about campaign embeds

Using journalism to teach life skills

Parija Kavilanz, CNN Tech: “This startup is using journalism to make kids better readers"

Stacy M. Brown, Pocono Record: “Click send on good manners

Maria Shriver, NBC: “Can virtual reality help teens deal with social anxiety, ADHD and more?

Melody Kramer, Poynter: “How to prepare for journalism jobs of the near-future