Filmmaker Laura Poitras was one of the journalists whom Edward Snowden selected last year to tell his story. Now Poitras has released a new documentary with footage from the meetings that made Snowden a global figure and digital security an everyday concern.
PRI is launching a new reporting project called SafeMode, which looks at how young people around the world are taking on the threats of the future, from cyberwar to climate change to sexual violence. So we want to know: What security issues are on your mind?
After 18 months in prison, Pussy Riot members Masha Alyokhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova promptly renewed their campaign against Russian President Vladimir Putin. Now they've added prison reform and human rights to their agenda, and they're taking their fight on the road.
The court in London announced its verdict on what's been called "the biggest media trials in British history." Rebekah Brooks, former head of Rupert Murdoch's newspaper holdings was acquitted while former editor, Andy Coulson, was found guilty on at least one charge.
Edward Snowden is slowly starting to emerge from self-imposed isolation in Russia — including agreeing to an exclusive interview with NBC News, set to air Wednesday night. Snowden, according to a Guardian reporter, is trying to change the perception of him, back in the US.
The US government has talked about the harm Snowden's leaks have done to members of the military. A new report outlines that harm, but we're not allowed to see it. Plus in Boston, Uighur food is on the menu now, and in India, tech companies are trying to battle Amazon. That and more in today's Global Scan.
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