3 hrs ago
Alex Gibney's new documentary traces the rise and fall of WikiLeaks and its prickly founder.
Julian Assange already hates this movie. That six-word review may be all that his diehard supporters need to know about We Steal Secrets , Alex Gibney's exhaustive and exhausting new documentary on the rise and fall of WikiLeaks .
7 hrs ago
Aretha Franklin scraps...
Rock icon DAVID BOWIE has paid tribute to his former bandmate TREVOR BOLDER after the bassist lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on Tuesday .
Wed May 22, 2013
'We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks': All the News That's Fit to Hack
There's a thing that sometimes happens to copy editors, the workhorses who do the final grammar cleanup, general fine-tuning and, sometimes, miracle-working before a story goes to print: An editor higher on the food chain will receive a disheveled manuscript from a writer, make a few halfhearted tweaks, and pass it along with a note that says, ... (more)
Julian Assange sues US military over secrecy of Bradley Manning trial
Julian Assange and a coalition of activists and journalists filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the military judge overseeing Army Pfc.
What 'Stop the Leaks' Hardliners Don't Realize: They Can't and Won't Ever Win
Many journalists are outraged that James Rosen, a Fox News correspondent, stands accused of criminal activity for soliciting classified information from government sources, something all national security reporters do.
Julian Assange wanted Benedict Cumberbatch to quit WikiLeaks film
Wanted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange pleaded with British actor Benedict Cumberbatch to drop out of the Hollywood adaptation of his story after objecting to an early version of the film's script.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Village Voice
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks Can't Get a Fix on Its Thorny Subject Matter
There's a thing that sometimes happens to copy editors, the workhorses who do the final grammar cleanup, general fine-tuning, and, sometimes, miracle-working before a story goes to print: An editor higher on the food chain will receive a disheveled manuscript from a writer, make a few halfhearted tweaks, and pass it along with a note that says ... (more)
The day in government snooping
"[I]t is unprecedented for the government, in an official court document, to accuse a reporter of breaking the law for conducting the routine business of reporting on government secrets." a " [T]his is the same argument the Justice Department has been using in their attempt to indict WikiLeaks and Julian Assange ," Trevor Timm writes.
Mon May 20, 2013
Institute for Public Accuracy: "Wake Up!" Obama Nixonian, Shield Law...
May 20 - JAMES GOODALE, via Devi Shah, dkshah at debevoise.com . Available for a limited number of interviews, Goodale represented The New York Times in the landmark Pentagon Papers case, when the Nixon White House attempted to stop the Times from publishing top secret documents about the Vietnam War leaked by Daniel Ellsberg.
New York Magazine
Why the Whistle Blows
But Gibney ended up following his story into other, even weirder areas. He comes to view the whistle-blowers, the cyberguerrillas in the war against all forms of secrecy, from a sort of psycho-anthropological perspective: Here, he says, is how the culture created them.
Sun May 19, 2013
Julian Assange vigil costs British taxpayers more than $5 million
Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks gestures as he speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec.
We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks
Filmed with the startling immediacy of unfolding history, Academy AwardA -winning director Alex Gibney's We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks details the creation of Julian Assange's controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history.
Fri May 17, 2013
Assange warns US communications dominance threatens Latin America's sovereignty
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has poignantly stated that the very sovereignty of Latin American and Caribbean nations has been compromised by a reliance on US-based telecommunications.
Thu May 16, 2013
Sofia News Agency
Bulgaria Lags Behind Rest of EU in LGBTI Legislation
Bulgaria 's legal environment for lesbian , gay , bisexual , trans and intersex people is the worst among all EU member states, a new scoreboard has shown.
Swedish Assange accuser speaks out
One of the two Swedish women who accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of sex crimes has spoken out publicly about her ordeal for what is believed to be the first time.
Wed May 15, 2013
Q&A: Benedict Cumberbatch on 'Star Trek,' 'Sherlock' and Julian Assange
Benedict Cumberbatch hits Hollywood at warp speed this summer, armed with a space suit and a name that would make even Charles Dickens blush.
Mon May 13, 2013
Protect your sources: Australia's WikiLeaks Party calls for journalism shield law
Julian Assange's newly formed Australian WikiLeaks Party announced that if elected, it will immediately introduce a national shield law to protect a reporter's right not to reveal a source, as current state-based shield laws are "inadequate." "Only a uniform shield law covering the whole Commonwealth is acceptable," WLP spokespersons Cassie Findlay ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
'I was targeted after I made Assange sex crime claim' says accuser of Wikileaks founder
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Fri May 10, 2013
Inside Russia Today: counterweight to the mainstream media, or Putin's mouthpiece?
In December last year, a small vigil took place for Julian Assange outside the Ecuadorean embassy in London.