Twitter reactions: And then they came for the AP

Journalists react to some of their own being the object of government surveillance

By Natasha Lennard

Published May 13, 2013 9:43PM (EDT)


There's nothing new about undue government surveillance. What is "unprecedented," as the AP noted Monday, is that the privacy of the Fourth Estate has been flagrantly breached. Perhaps now the broader story of the sprawling spy dragnet -- aimed at Muslims and activists for years -- will gain the broad media attention it deserves.
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Natasha Lennard

Natasha Lennard is an assistant news editor at Salon, covering non-electoral politics, general news and rabble-rousing. Follow her on Twitter @natashalennard, email

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