Oracle government bullies The Intercept reporter about tales

An editor’s be aware posted on The Intercept Friday defends reporter Mara Hvistendahl‘s reporting about Oracle’s involvement in Asia. The be aware states, “In response to The Intercept’s latest protection of Oracle, the corporate’s government vp and lobbyist Ken Glueck wrote two prolonged posts on Oracle’s weblog that went past regular media discourse. In the primary


An editor’s be aware posted on The Intercept Friday defends reporter Mara Hvistendahl‘s reporting about Oracle’s involvement in Asia.

The be aware states, “In response to The Intercept’s latest protection of Oracle, the corporate’s government vp and lobbyist Ken Glueck wrote two prolonged posts on Oracle’s weblog that went past regular media discourse. In the primary put up, he printed the e-mail and Sign variety of Intercept reporter Mara Hvistendahl, who reported and wrote two tales about Oracle’s advertising of its analytics software program for surveillance by police in Brazil, China, and the United Arab Emirates. Within the second put up, he known as for individuals who had details about Hvistendahl to ship it to his Protonmail account. (The decision for particulars on Hvistendahl was eliminated Wednesday night. An archived model is right here.) He later posted Hvistendahl’s contact info on Twitter, which quickly suspended Glueck for violating its phrases of service.

“Glueck’s private assaults on our reporter are appalling and unprofessional, and his assaults on her work are baseless and uninformed. Mara Hvistendahl is a veteran journalist and former China-based overseas correspondent who has lengthy lined the tech sector and whose work has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Every of her latest Oracle articles was the fruits of months of investigation, analysis, and enhancing by a staff of journalists, and every entailed intensive backwards and forwards with firm representatives previous to publication. (Tatiana Dias contributed important reporting to the primary story and individually printed an investigation for The Intercept Brasil.) The Intercept stands behind Hvistendahl and our Oracle tales and condemns Ken Glueck’s bullying on behalf of his employer, Oracle. The sort of conduct has turn into more and more widespread from distinguished tech firms confronted with journalists doing their jobs, nevertheless it shouldn’t be normalized.”

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