[2019] Former Intercept Writer Steps Forward – Is ‘The Intercept’ An Intelligence Operation?

Former Intercept Writer Steps Forward – Is ‘The Intercept’ An Intelligence Operation?

Washington Babylon has been running a number of stories this week by Tim Shorrock and I which raise the possibility — mine did directly — that Pierre Omidyar’s The Intercept (TI) is an intelligence operation, working in collaboration with the U.S. and/or a foreign government. I understand why some readers might be skeptical of that charge, so let me lay out here some additional information and why I think everyone should be open minded about the topic.