'New York Times' Editor: Losing Snowden Scoop 'Really Painful'
Posted: 6/6/2014  |  By: David Folkenflik | NPR
When former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden made the fateful decision to share sensitive documents with reporters revealing secret and mass gathering of the metadata associated with the phone calls made by tens of millions of Americans, he had to figure out which news outfit to trust.

But Snowden already knew the one place he didn't trust: The New York Times.