Russian Web Journalism Award to be named after Snowden
This takes the cake. From the country at the forefront of institutionalized oppression of journalists, featuring a massive surveillance apparatus, comes the Snowden Award for Journalistic Excellence. Not a peep from Snowden about his new host country’s behavior. And no word on when this Russian media outlet plans on an expose on Putin’s marginalization and oppression of his countryman’s journalists and media owners.
Edward R Murrow and Cronkite’s long dead skeletons are currently spinning themselves into a bone-flinging tizzy.