May 12, 2011

Assange keyholed … Kernot on the BBC …

After taking a whole day to report on Julian Assange's peace prize win, The Guardian weirdly photoshopped Assange's face. Plus, other media news of the day.

The Guardian peers into Assange. As a secret grand jury investigation opens in Alexandria, Virginia, to consider whether WikiLeaks leader Julian Assange, an Australian citizen, has broken the 1917 US Espionage Act, The Guardian has confirmed its attitude to its former partner is now so conflicted it can’t even think straight about the grey blur.

Having reported a day late on the award to Assange of the Sydney Peace Prize, The Grauniad‘s chosen image was this treated version of a Reuters pic of the event…

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