James Risen's Appeal To Journalists To Protect Whistleblowers Skirts Accountability

The longtime journalist's column deflects responsibility away from blunders committed by the Intercept, where he works as a senior national security correspondent.

Longtime journalist James Risen penned a column for The Intercept on the responsibility reporters have to their sources, especially those who are whistleblowers. Yet much of the column deflects responsibility away from blunders committed by the media outlet.

Risen also peculiarly skipped over a relevant chapter of his …

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