No Newsroom Is Safe If The Intercept Can Fall Victim to Media Groupthink
Glenn Greenwald founded The Intercept in 2013 with the explicit goal of creating a news outlet that would be insulated from the partisan and financial pressures inherent to corporate media.
As he acknowledges in a resignation letter published Thursday, that project has ultimately failed.
The Intercept’s editors, who Greenwald notes repeatedly are almost all based in New York, forbade him from publishing a column airing well-documented allegations of Biden family corruption. They told him that he couldn’t publish the piece as written at The Intercept, supposedly in violation of his...