Reporting on the secretive remote killing programs presents unique challenges for journalists seeking to publish information in the public interest while respecting and protecting their sources. National security reporting in an era of mass surveillance is already problematic as journalists navigate digital encryption. Reporting on drone warfare adds a layer of difficulty given the remote locations of drone strikes and secrecy of governments participating in drone strikes.

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