“This award is really for Edward Snowden”
The journalists who first revealed the extent of the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities dedicated a prestigious award on Friday to their source, Edward Snowden.
Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras had earlier cleared immigration at John F Kennedy airport in New York without a hitch as they arrived to share a George Polk Award for national security reporting with Ewen MacAskill of the Guardian and Barton Gellman of the Washington Post. Full story
Pictured: Glenn Greenwald is surrounded by the media as he arrives for the Polk Awards luncheon in New York. Photograph: Bebeto Matthews/AP