Does David Miranda Count As a Journalist? That's Not the Point
Posted: 8/30/2013 | By: George Brock | The Guardian
In all the protest and debate over the Guardian's disclosures of
widespread personal communications surveillance and the nine-hour detention of David Miranda
at Heathrow airport, an odd theme has kept recurring, something that
must seem to many like a side issue. Is Miranda a journalist?
Miranda lives in Brazil with his partner Glenn Greenwald,
who has been disclosing the material leaked by Edward Snowden about the
scope of interception by the American and British authorities.