Accused NSA whistleblower, Reality Winner, leaves the U.S. District Courthouse in Augusta, Ga., following a bond hearing on June 8, 2017. (Photo: Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle/AP)
War on Whistleblowers

The Intercept and Reality Winner: When a Conflicted News Organization Should Pass the Baton

While The Intercept skillfully shows the audacious federal government’s attack on whistleblower Winner is a threat to our democracy, it woefully obfuscates its own multiple failings to protect sources.