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Benedict Cumberbatch intrigues in The Fifth Estate as the founder of WikiLeaks
Oct 17th, 2013
Occupy Wall Street around the world
A run-down of events from around the world, as the Occupy Wall Street movement takes hold.
Oct 15th, 2011
Ultimate irony: Julian Assange battles an unauthorized biography
Founder of Wikileaks initially agreed to work with ghostwriter, then backed out. And now he's mad they're publishing without his permission.
Sep 21st, 2011
Julian Assange: a modern martyr?
While it is not clear what exactly will happen to the grey wizard Julian Assange, it is clear that he has already changed the world. Journalist or not, it is safe to say that Assange is the most...
Dec 20th, 2010
Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, said on Friday that the strong attack led by the US at WikiLeaks is an example of the “privatisation of state censorship” and that this is a “serious problem”....
Dec 3rd, 2010
Afghanistan WikiLeaks are wikilame
The release of more than 91,000 intelligence documents out of the U.S. Department of Defence has re-opened festering debates and controversies about the War in Afghanistan. WikiLeaks, a stateless “...
Jul 28th, 2010
Death of Deep Throat?
Wikileaks came up in conversation at the Northern Voice conference earlier this month. Infocult blogger Bryan Alexander mentioned it to me when I asked him what he thought about the...
Linda Solomon Wood
May 21st, 2010