Glenn Greenwald resigns from the Intercept, says they censored his criticisms of Biden

Glenn Greenwald, the founder of the Intercept has resigned from the publication, claiming the publication has censored his writing critical of Joe Biden.

Greenwald explained his resignation and decision in a lengthy Twitter thread.

He writes:

My Resignation From The Intercept

The same trends of repression, censorship and ideological homogeneity plaguing the national press generally have engulfed the media outlet I co-founded, culminating in censorship of my own articles.

“The final, precipitating cause is that The Intercept’s editors censored an article I wrote this week, refusing to publish it unless I remove all sections critical of Joe Biden, the candidate vehemently supported by all Intercept editors involved in this effort at suppression.”

“But the pathologies, illiberalism, and repressive mentality that led to the bizarre spectacle of my being censored by my own media outlet are ones that are not unique to The Intercept.” I’ll be doing my journalism at Substack for now.

I won’t do a tit-for-tat with The Intercept. I get that need to defend themselves. But just note: 1) Ask Betsy Reed why they won’t publish an accounting of what happened with Reality Winner & who that cover-up is protecting. 2) “Great journalism” that nobody reads isn’t great.

3) Given their claims, I’m going to publish — along with the censored article — the emails about it so people can decide for themselves if it was censored. 4) I understand TI’s editors will slam my journalism as “changed”; I wish they had had the courage to do it before today.

5) Like I said in my statement, The Intercept does still have some great journalists and publishes good things. I hope they can figure out how to induce some people to read it. 6) This is the CIA-mimicking paragraph I referenced that I was shocked to see at The Intercept:

Greenwald recently appeared on the popular Joe Rogan podcast.

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