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“WikiLeaks and you personally are facing a battle that is both legal and political,” Weinglass told Assange. “As we learned in the Pentagon Papers case, the U.S. government doesn’t like the truth coming out….”
Marginalizing the news as propaganda for Democrats or Republicans. Igniting a 2020 firestorm. Includes traditional news sources and social media.
After hearing four weeks of evidence in the extradition trial of Julian Assange, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser announced on Thursday she will pronounce judgement on January 4.
“No journalist or publisher who exposes war crimes or corruption will be safe.”
Why Did Respected Press Freedom Organization Exclude Assange From Annual List Of Jailed Journalists?
“Because CPJ excluded Assange, the organization provoked outrage and distracted from the injustice these other journalists endure.”
We’re still seeing the Espionage Act used to kill free speech on a regular basis today, just over a century since its passage into law.
The indictment seeks to criminalize what journalists are not only permitted but ethically required to do: take steps to help their sources maintain their anonymity.
“I gave them a good boy, and then sent me back a murderer.”
It is up to us, the consumers, to stop drinking from the poisoned chalice of corporate news and seek truth somewhere else.
“It’s truly an Orwellian moment.”
The Journalist and the Fixer: Who Makes the Story Possible?
These party elites, consumed by greed, myopia and a deep cynicism, have a death grip on the political process. They’re not going to let it go, even if it all implodes.
Establishment journalists failed their “first they came for the Communists…” moment at the very beginning of the Trump administration, when DC police arrested and charged at least nine alternative journalists for covering protests at Trump’s inauguration that included property damage. BY JANINE JACKSON FAIR May 25, 2017 It is heartening at least that Montana newspapers […]
…we are still looking at a total retreat from journalistic integrity, an abandonment of responsibility vital to our survival as a nation…