Washington Post Defends Controversial Snowden Editorial

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By: Lucia Moses | AdWeek

The Washington Post’s editorial page editor is defending a controversial editorial on Edward Snowden that maintains the NSA contractor who leaked government surveillance secrets should surrender and that his leaks should be plugged—without ever noting that the paper itself published the leaks.  Fred Hiatt, editorial page editor of the Post, didn’t respond to calls about the criticism, but, through a spokeswoman, answered questions via email. Here are those comments in full:

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