No Place to Hide - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Glenn Greenwald
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Chapter 5. The Fourth Estate. After the Snowden articles came out, other journalists made an attempt to discredit Greenwald for his involvement. They refused to call him a journalist even though he had worked for several publications for several years. Instead, they called him a lawyer and a blogger. They also dug up a past tax problem and shares he held in a company that distributed pornographic videos. Not long afterward there were rumblings that Greenwald should be charged with a crime for helping Snowden go public. Greenwald was accused of threatening to reveal the name of CIA agents in the field. Greenwald went on Meet the Press and was called a criminal.

Snowden, too, suffered public persecution. Snowden moved from Hong Kong to Moscow, creating some frustration among journalists and government officials because they could not speak to him. The press tore him to...

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