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The Intercept promised to reveal everything. Then its own scandal hit

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    Eric_the_Cerise
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    Anyone reading this, also (or even, instead) consider reading The Intercept's response ... https://theintercept.com/2020/09/14/new-york-times-reality-winner-the-intercept/

    Anyone reading this, also (or even, instead) consider reading The Intercept's response ...

    https://theintercept.com/2020/09/14/new-york-times-reality-winner-the-intercept/

    13 votes
    1. mrbig
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      As a Brazilian, I can say that The Intercept has been an essential source of information on Bolsonaro’s administration, with many relevant scoops and editorials.

      As a Brazilian, I can say that The Intercept has been an essential source of information on Bolsonaro’s administration, with many relevant scoops and editorials.

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  2. RapidEyeMovement
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    As an aside to this, I never get this mentality. An organization with a good ideology stumbles. Therefore it must be torn down and thrown away because they were not perfect in following their good...

    “We founded this organization on the principle of holding the powerful accountable and protecting whistle-blowers,” Ms. Poitras s......But there hasn’t been any further accounting. Neither internal report was shared with the public. Nobody at The Intercept was fired, demoted or even reassigned.

    As an aside to this, I never get this mentality. An organization with a good ideology stumbles. Therefore it must be torn down and thrown away because they were not perfect in following their good ideology

    6 votes