Glenn Greenwald quits The Intercept over Hunter Biden article
Outstanding journalist Glenn Greenwald on Thursday resigned from The Intercept, a information group he co-founded in 2014 after editors sought to “censor” an article he wrote about The Post’s expose on paperwork retrieved from a Hunter Biden arduous drive.
Greenwald is finest identified for his 2013 reporting on leaked mass-surveillance paperwork from former Nationwide Safety Company contractor Edward Snowden. His work for The Guardian received the Pulitzer Prize.
“The Intercept’s editors, in violation of my contractual proper of editorial freedom, censored an article I wrote this week, refusing to publish it except I take away all sections crucial of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden,” Greenwald wrote in a blog post.
“[T]he brute censorship this week of my article — concerning the Hunter Biden supplies and Joe Biden’s conduct concerning Ukraine and China, as nicely my critique of the media’s rank-closing try, in a deeply unholy union with Silicon Valley and the ‘intelligence group,’ to suppress its revelations — eroded the final justification I may cling to for staying.”
Greenwald lives in Brazil along with his husband David Miranda, who’s a socialist congressman.