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WikiLeaks Donations Topped $1.9 Million in 2010



WikiLeaks Donations Topped $1.9 Million in 2010


Kim Zetter, Wired, 26 April 2011



April 27, 2011 Posted by | WikiLeaks | Leave a comment

The New York Times vs. WikiLeaks



The New York Times vs. WikiLeaks
–The ethics of Guantánamo coverage.


by

Jeffrey Rosen, TNR, 27 April 2011



April 27, 2011 Posted by | Daniel Domscheit-Berg, Openleaks, WikiLeaks | Leave a comment

Is WikiLeaks A Media Organization? The First Amendment Doesn’t Care



Is WikiLeaks A Media Organization? The First Amendment Doesn’t Care


Andy Greenberg, Forbes, 21 April 2011



April 25, 2011 Posted by | journalism, WikiLeaks | Leave a comment

Micah Sifry: WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency [extract/adaptation]



Micah Sifry, co-founder, Personal Democracy Forum


This essay is adapted from Micah’s new book, WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency: Discussing the efforts of governments to open up, “we-government”, and the elemental changes in the economics of information, connectivity, and time that have changed politics for good


Guardian, 11 April 2011


Other Sifry connections:


The Sunlight Foundation



April 25, 2011 Posted by | Micah Sifry, WikiLeaks | Leave a comment

Will the WikiLeaks cable leaks do more harm than good?



Will the WikiLeaks cable leaks do more harm than good?


Compare opinions of world leading experts and influencers, from TakeOnIt



April 25, 2011 Posted by | U.S. diplomatic cables, U.S.Embassy cables, WikiLeaks | Leave a comment

Latest WikiLeaks target: Guantanamo Bay



Latest WikiLeaks target: Guantanamo Bay


Joshua Norman, CBS News, World Watch, 25 April 2011


Takes from four newspapers: Guardian, Washington Post, McClatchy Newspapers, New York Times



April 25, 2011 Posted by | Guantánamo, WikiLeaks | Leave a comment

WikiLeaks discloses new details on whereabouts of al-Qaeda leaders on 9/11



WikiLeaks discloses new details on whereabouts of al-Qaeda leaders on 9/11


Peter Finn, Washington Post, 24 April 2011



April 25, 2011 Posted by | Guantánamo, WikiLeaks | Leave a comment

WikiLeaks, Journalism and Modern-Day Muckraking



WikiLeaks, Journalism and Modern-Day Muckraking



National Conference for Media Reform panel discussion moderated by Amy Goodwin of Democracy Now, Friday 8 April 2011.

Panelists:


Greg Mitchell – author of “The Age of WikiLeaks: From Collateral Murder to Cablegate (and Beyond)” and a more recent one on Bradley Manning. @gregmitch
Micah Sifry – author of “WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency” @mlsif personaldemocracy.com
Emily Bell @emilybell
Glenn Greenwald @ggreenwald
Christopher Warren at Alliance Online



April 24, 2011 Posted by | Anonymous, Bradley Manning, cyber attacks, cyber warfare, Daniel Ellsberg, Denial of Service, investigative journalism, WikiLeaks | Leave a comment

Frontline Club/New Statesman (FCNS) whistleblower debate with Julian Assange



Frontline Club/New Statesman (FCNS) whistleblower debate with Julian Assange

(whole video from Annie Machon’s website)

The NewStatesman links for the debate here. Parts I and II have written summaries of the debate.


“This house believes whistleblowers make the world a safer place.”




Paul Moore, who came to the podium as well, quoted Eisenhower:


“never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion”



April 21, 2011 Posted by | whistleblowers, WikiLeaks | Leave a comment

Q&A With Julian Assange’s Biographer



Q&A With Julian Assange’s Biographer


The Most Dangerous Man in the World is a new unauthorized biography on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. It’s written by award winning investigative journalist Andrew Fowler.



April 21, 2011 Posted by | Bradley Manning, Julian Assange | Leave a comment