Logan Symposium. Azeem Ibrahim: Don't Let Anyone Fool You That the WikiLeaks Affair Is Not Important. Wikileaks makes contact with US government. 22 June 2010Last updated at 10:23 By Chris Vallance BBC News Julian Assange talks about Bradley Manning Whistleblower website Wikileaks has made contact with the US government over claims that an American serviceman is one of its sources.
Soldier Bradley Manning has been held for three weeks without formal charge. The US is investigating claims that he passed confidential information to Wikileaks. Site editor Julian Assange told BBC News that, so far, the US authorities have not yet been in touch with him. Why WikiLeaks Is The Pirate Bay of Political Intelligence. WikiLeaks is currently in the news because its Afghan War logs comprise one of the largest and most controversial intelligence leaks to date.
But while WikiLeaks is relatively new to the public, it is actually a product of a long-established culture. Why WikiLeaks and the Mainstream Media Still Need Each Other. Alexander Hotz is a freelance multimedia journalist and public radio junkie based in New York City.
Currently he teaches digital media at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Follow Alex on Twitter at @hotzington. The July 25th release of 92,000 military documents by the site WikiLeaks dominated the news cycle, but many critics dismissed the leak as inconsequential. US source protection bill amended to exclude WikiLeaks. The furore surrounding WikiLeaks continues this week, as US Senators reportedly working on a “media-shields” legislation to protect journalists from revealing sources are making amendments to ensure no such protection can be afforded to the whistleblowing site.
According to a report by the NYTimes.com, senators Charles Schumer and Dianne Feinstein are drafting the amendment to outline that the bill’s protections would “extend only to traditional news-gathering activities and not to websites that serve as a conduit for the mass dissemination of secret documents”. After Afghan War Leaks, Revisions in a Shield Bill. Senators and , Democrats of New York and California, are drafting an amendment to make clear that the bill’s protections extend only to traditional news-gathering activities and not to Web sites that serve as a conduit for the mass dissemination of secret documents.
Noam Chomsky: WikiLeaks Cables Reveal "Profound Hatred for Democracy on the Part of Our Political Leadership". This is a rush transcript.
Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: For reaction to the WikiLeaks documents, we’re joined now by world-renowned political dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky, Professor Emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author of over a hundred books, including his latest, Hopes and Prospects. Well, 40 years ago, Noam and the late historian Howard Zinn helped government whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg edit and release the Pentagon Papers, the top-secret internal U.S. history of the Vietnam War. Noam Chomsky joins us now from Boston. It’s good to have you back again, Noam. NOAM CHOMSKY: Dan and I were friends.
With Rumored Manhunt for Wikileaks Founder and Arrest of Alleged. This is a rush transcript.
Copy may not be in its final form. JUAN GONZALEZ: We begin today’s show looking at the Obama administration’s recent crackdown on whistleblowers and leakers of classified information. Pentagon investigators are reportedly still searching for Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblowing website Wikileaks. Earlier this month it was revealed the website might be in possession of hundreds of thousands of classified State Department cables, as well as video of massacres committed last year by US forces in Afghanistan. Wikileaks made international headlines in April when it released a classified US military video showing a US helicopter gunship indiscriminately firing on Iraqi civilians, killing twelve people, including two employees of the Reuters news agency.
The US military recently arrested Army Specialist Bradley Manning, who may have been responsible for leaking the classified video. The whereabouts of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is unknown. Wikileaks, Resistance, Genuine Heroes, and Breaking the Goddamned Rules (II) Listening to Wikileaks Julian Assange at the European Parliament. Rarely does a lobbyist listen to someone and feel utterly impressed, no strings or cautious thoughts attached…Or at least, not an “old rot” like me…But today, just for a few minutes, I felt like “not all was lost”…that some sense would come out of the ongoing debates on how to “handle the Internet” if someone with the eloquence, brains and proven delivery record of Julian Assange could be invited to speak in a place such as the European Parliament, in the context of the ALDE organised debate on (Self) Censorship and Freedom of Expression in Europe.
Administration Hardens Stance Against Leaks to Press - NYTimes.c. He took his concerns everywhere inside the secret world: to his bosses, to the agency’s inspector general, to the Defense Department’s inspector general and to the Congressional intelligence committees.
But he felt his message was not getting through. So he contacted a reporter for The Baltimore Sun. Today, because of that decision, Mr. Video: Logan Symposium: The New Initiatives. Bio Julian Assange Julian Assange is an Australian journalist, programmer and Internet activist, best known for his involvement with Wikileaks, a whistleblower website.
Lowell Bergman. WikiLeaks Documents: What War Info Can Be Verified? News + public affairs player: video. Eric Schmidt. Click on the photo to download a larger, print-quality image. Since joining Google in 2001, Eric Schmidt has helped grow the company from a Silicon Valley startup to a global leader in technology. As executive chairman, he is responsible for the external matters of Google: building partnerships and broader business relationships, government outreach and technology thought leadership, as well as advising the CEO and senior leadership on business and policy issues. From 2001-2011, Eric served as Google’s Chief Executive Officer, overseeing the company’s technical and business strategy alongside founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Schmidt "true anonymity is too dangerous." TRUCKEE, Calif. Wikileaks Fails “Due Diligence” Review. In the past week, both the Washington Post and the New York Times have referred to WikiLeaks.org, the web site that publishes confidential records, as a “whistleblower” site.
Wikileaks source suspect Manning transferred from Kuwait to Quantico, VA. A press alert received by Boing Boing from the U.S. John Naughton on WikiLeaks. Epoch Times - Wikileaks, Transparency, and National Security. Wikileaks editor interrogated by US border police - Americas, World. Jacob Appelbaum, who has stood in for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange since he was advised not to travel to the US, spent three hours at a New York airport while customs officers photocopied receipts and searched his laptop, and he was again approached and questioned by FBI officers at a computer hackers conference in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Two officers approached Mr Appelbaum after he had given a talk on how to subvert Chinese government internet surveillance at the annual DefCon conference. WikiLeaks: An Editor-In-Chief Or Prolific Source? Media Player. How WikiLeaks Is Changing the World. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange being all shifty-eyed in London today. Al WP Broadcasting board decides Voice of America can peruse WikiLeak documents. Wikileaks: History Is The Only Guidebook Civilization Has (Daniel Schmitt at re:publica 2010) NOS Zoekresultaten : wikileaks. De Nederlandse Publieke Omroep maakt gebruik van cookies. Zoek. De Nederlandse Publieke Omroep maakt gebruik van cookies. Three digital myths. Pentagon-papirer sikret i atom-bunker - VG Nett om Sverige. Wikileaks now hosted from an underground nuclear bunker. WikiLeakiLeaks: Open Attack or Honest Attempt At Media Transparency?
Wikileaks Servers Move To Underground Nuclear Bunker. WikiLeakiLeaks.org. Are Wikileaks Activists Finally Realizing Their Founder Is a Megalomaniac? WikiLeaks: The revolution has begun – and it will be digitised. Wikileaks: bondgenoot van journalisten. WikiLeaks: Transforming journalism - Al Jazeera Top 10 Of The Year.
Media outlets reflecting on partnerships with wikileaks.