Breaking in the New York Times.
Note that this is the same as Trump’s case against Julian Assange: The recipient and publisher of a leak is a co-conspirator with whoever did the leaking.
It’s a war against honesty in language first and foremost, and it’s a threat to the future of journalism here just as it is in Brazil.
Regarding the criminal charges brought by the Bolsonaro government: it’s a grave and obvious attack on a free press, brought by a far-right judge.
We’re going to defend a free press, not be intimidated by authorities abusing their power. The reporting will continue. pic.twitter.com/kd9b8Kggx3
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) January 21, 2020