’60 Minutes’ Blasted For NSA Piece
“”60 Minutes” is getting slammed for a controversial, one-sided report on the National Security Agency and leaker Edward Snowden on Sunday night. The two-part segment was reported by investigative reporter John Miller, and the problems with the piece started when he said this at the beginning of the segment: “Full disclosure: I once worked in the office of the Director of National Intelligence, where I saw firsthand how secretly the NSA operates.” Miller has a long history as a reporter, including stints from 1973-94, 1995-2002, and in his current role at CBS since 2011. But he also has worked as the chief spokesman for the New York City Police Department — a role he is set to reprise under incoming Commissioner Bill Bratton, according to the New York Post. As he disclosed, Miller also worked as a former DNI and FBI spokesman…”.* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.
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