mei 282015
 

• Snowden files reveal emails of BBC, NY Times and more • Agency includes investigative journalists on ‘threat’ list • Editors call on Cameron to act against snooping on media GCHQ GCHQ’s bulk surveillance of electronic communications has scooped up emails to and from journalists working for some of the US and UK’s largest media organisations, analysis of documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals. Emails from the BBC, Reuters, the Guardian, the New York Times, Le Monde, the Sun, [lees verder]

mei 282015
 

Journalists represent ‘a potential threat to security’, according to GCHQ Revelation buried in secret documents leaked from the UK spy centre Comes amid calls for security services to be given power to monitor emails Journalists a ‘low’ security risk compared to terrorists who are ‘moderate’ GCHQ scooped up 70,000 emails in just 10 minutes, documents reveal Among intercepted emails were some sent by BBC and New York Times British spooks intercepted emails from US and UK media organisations and rated [lees verder]

mrt 152013
 

Numerous notable journalists working for some of Britain’s most prestigious publications routinely collaborated with British intelligence during the Cold War, according to a BBC investigation. In 1968, Soviet newspaper Izvestia published the contents of an alleged British government memorandum entitled “Liaison Between the BBC and SIS”. SIS, which stands for Secret Intelligence Service, also known as MI6, is Britain’s foremost external intelligence agency. The paper, which was the official organ of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, [lees verder]

mrt 152013
 

Jeremy Duns examines leaked documents which suggest close links between MI6 and the British press during the Cold War. In December 1968, the British media was shaken by a series of secret documents leaked to Soviet state newspapers. The documents claimed a range of key Fleet Street correspondents and news chiefs were working for the intelligence services. Further papers alleged close links between the BBC and MI6. … Duration: 28 minutes First broadcast: Monday 04 March 2013 Find this story [lees verder]