The Intercept is Investigating its Publication of the NSA Document Tied to Reality Winner

The investigative news site the Intercept has launched an internal investigation into the publication of a classified NSA document, the site’s co-founders said Tuesday.

The suspected source of that NSA document, which was provided to the Intercept anonymously and detailed efforts by Russian military intelligence to hack local election officials and gain access to U.S. voting systems company, was reported in early June to be 25-year-old government contractor Reality Winner.

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One thought on “The Intercept is Investigating its Publication of the NSA Document Tied to Reality Winner

  • June 16, 2017 at 8:04 am
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    Media outlets who report and publish leaked classified information should be criminally indicted. Freedom of the press is no justification or legal excuse.

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