A transit lounge in Heathrow is a dangerous place to be.
Miranda was held for nine hours. GCHQ thought they could destroy the leaks by destroying hard drives. I'm not sure which is more scary.
Ok, no I'm not, being held for nine hours is more scary. And yes, his name really is Miranda, which Americans will find ironic. And no, this isn't really funny. Journalism is under attack in the UK and the US, and we could all suffer the consequences.
David Miranda, schedule 7 and the danger that all reporters now face
As the events in a Heathrow transit lounge – and the Guardian offices – have shown, the threat to journalism is real and growing