The Auckland Banner airs a reasonable question about events further afield:
Why is it that [the media are] following every single detail about Snowden, but not really talking about the substance of this huge privacy scandal?
Fair question. RT Journalist Anastasia Churkina has a crack at answering it with Wikileaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson. As Hrafnsson says, “this is a test of proper journalism.”