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Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA-spying revelations
Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA-spying revelations

The Washington Post and the Guardian captured coveted Pulitzer Prizes for public service on Monday for their revelations about the U.S. government's massive surveillance programs. The newspapers' stories were based on thousands of secret documents obtained from Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who is living in Russia after fleeing the United States. The revelations set off a national debate about the scope of the U.S. government's collection of private information for security reasons. The articles also set off a debate on Snowden's fate, whether he should be praised for leaking the documents or condemned as a traitor. The Pulitzers are...

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