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Lying in politics: Thoughts about Edward Snowden and the illusion of control

Author: Züger, T.
Published in: The Rabbit Hole. Theorizing Communications Governance
Year: 2013
Type: Other publications

This article wonders how self-delusion might have played a role in the case of Edward Snowden and the NSA and what could be learnt from Hannah Arendt’s analysis of the Pentagon Papers to better understand the meaning Snowden’s leaks and the political response.

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