Analysis Of Glenn Greenwald's No Place To Hide

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According to Glenn Greenwald 's No Place to Hide, the reason why did Edward Snowden seek out Greenwald rather than leaking the NSA documents to the New York Times was because Glenn Greenwald was in was and constitutional civil rights lawyer and independent journalist, who wrote on several Issues mass surveillance and state secrecy. Snowden felt like Greenwald would understand where he was coming from since he was a constitutional civil rights lawyer, Snowden felt that he would be safe with him when informing Glen about what was going on since he felt like what the NSA was doing, was consider against the law and was breaking the 4th amendment. He believes that by spying on the people without providing a probable cause and warrants they were…show more content…
They believe by performing this mass surveillance they could combat terrorism and in turn, protect the nation. The NSA wiretapped phone lines, wirelessly tapped cell phones, and read personal emails searching for code words. To the belief of some, the government 's intention of spying invasively was part of a grander plan for complete governmental control. For those who are advocates of privacy over the NSA intrusion on privacy, their defense is a direct violation of their fourth amendment constitutional right. Which states; "the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized." (U.S. Const. Am. 4.) (Greenwald, 2014) This amendment states that they must have the warrant to conduct this type of "information gathering." However, the NSA did not obtain a warrant before spying on people. Therefore, they are without question in violation of the 4th…show more content…
By doing this, they believe that it will help fix the disconnecting between young people and journalism. By having the government allocate funds, so every middle school, high school, and college have a well-funded student newspaper and a low-power FM radio station, all of them with substantial websites (McChesney & Nichols, 2009). This will get young people accustomed to producing journalism and to appreciating what differentiates good journalism from the other stuff. (McChesney & Nichols, 2009) This is very insightful and I completely agree! By be investing in the children, we can better prepare the future and hopefully end the corruption and the bias main stream media. And finally four, we need to significantly increase in public broadcasting funding. (McChesney & Nichols, 2009) I agree with McChesney and Nichols about these ideas, and yes these proposals are a good start, but it will be a challenge to get the ball rolling. However, it will be worth it, if we can stop failing newspaper and bias media, then we can better prepare the

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