Town Hall on NSA Data Collection Programs

Telephone lines and electronic communications were open for comments on the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance programs… read more

Telephone lines and electronic communications were open for comments on the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance programs and methods. The program included clips from previous C-SPAN programming and interviews with journalists on the issues of privacy, national security concerns, data available to government and corporate institutions, and recent congressional debate over the NSA practices. Freelance journalist Jonathan Stray spoke by Skype from the Columbia Journalism School where he teaches the computational journalism course about the intersection of journalism and computer science. Then defense reporter Leigh Munsil spoke from a C-SPAN studio. They responded to questions from viewers. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Leigh Munsil Correspondent Politico Pro->Defense
  • Jonathan Stray Assistant Adjunct Professor Columbia University->Graduate School of Journalism
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Town Hall on NSA Data Collection Programs

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 6, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 7, 2013

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  • Aug 06, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 06, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 2013 | 1:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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