articles tagged "Justin Elliot"
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 | buzz
That troll you just vanquished in World of Warcraft might have been a true-life NSA spy. Pro Publica and New York Times reporter Justin Elliot tells us more more »
Wednesday, 5 December 2012 | buzz
On Wednesday, Dec 5, our host Jan Miyasaki speaks with Justin Elliott, an investigative reporter at ProPublica, to speak about his piece Meet the Think Tankers: Advising the U.S. Military in Kabul. Justin began his piece amidst the media frenzy regarding former CIA Director General Petraeus’ extra-marital affair, and was struck by the reference in the Washington Post’s story regarding Petraeus’ time running the war in Afghanistan between summer 2010 – 2011. Justin explains that he brought over experts from conservative think tanks to Kabul to provide military advice, and had given them positions there to have strong influence over the way the war was led. This created some controversy back in the U.S. Many think tankers were brought to [...] more »