Russia Grants Snowden Asylum, Obama Gets Personal

August 2, 2013   ·   0 Comments

Source: NYTX

Danny Schechter un-spins select stories from the day’s New York Times for his NYTX News Dissector video column. In today’s report Danny comments on Russia's decision to grant NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden asylum and how Obama and powerful media have responded by making it personal.

A list of New York Times articles references in this video:

- "Defiant Russia Grants Snowden Year’s Asylum" By Steven Lee Myers and Andrew E. Kramer
- "Obama’s Fall Moscow Trip Is Even More in Doubt" By Mark Lander

Danny Schechter is a journalist, author, television producer and an independent filmmaker who also writes and speaks about economic and media issues. He is a regular contributor to NYT eXaminer and Al Jazeera. Danny is Editor of, and his blog is


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