My Life as a New York Times Reporter in the Shadow of the War on Terror

A Must Read — Most instructive piece of the year, so far.  Well worth the time

By James Risen, The Intercept, 3 January 3, 2018

A first-class reporter’s struggle with the malleable managers of the NY Times who then, and now, are inclined to take at face value what the CIA, FBI, NSA, and White House say is fit — or unfit — to print.  Amazing.