Britain’s intelligence agencies threatened Paper

‘Guardian’ reporting of Snowden leaks threatened with closure, conference told
Deputy editor details extent to which intelligence agencies tried to stop newspaper’s disclosures

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Guardian deputy editor Paul Johnson said Britain’s intelligence agencies visited it and said it would be closed if it persisted in publishing Edward Snowden’s revelations about mass surveillance. Photograph: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images

Guardian deputy editor Paul Johnson said Britain’s intelligence agencies visited it and said it would be closed if it persisted in publishing Edward Snowden’s revelations about mass surveillance. Photograph: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images

Ronan McGreevy

Thu, Mar 27, 2014, 17:21
First published:
Wed, Mar 26, 2014, 01:00
The Guardian deputy editor Paul Johnson has clarified his statement at a radio conference in Dublin that the British Government would close down the newspaper over the Edward Snowden spying affair.
Mr Johnson was asked on Tuesday at the Radiodays conference what specific threats were made by the British Government if they were to publish Mr Snowden’s revelations of mass surveillance by US and UK security agencies.
Mr Johnson responded: “Yes, we were being threatened with being closed down.”
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1 Response to Britain’s intelligence agencies threatened Paper

  1. tina says:

    what will happen when they report on Kevin Annetts upcoming huge events itccs.org.

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