February 20, 2018 16
"An apparently unpleasant WikiLeaks journalist detained in a place we quite fancy? He can rot." So goes the thinking of the many who once proclaimed "journalism is not a crime".
February 7, 2018
Good morning, early birds. A sharemarket slump has renewed calls for the government to drop the Keating-era "Four Pillars" policy. Plus, a British court has scuppered Julian Assange's bid for freedom. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
January 15, 2018 31
WikiLeaks' mission of speaking truth to power seems to have turned into something much more petty and vindictive.
October 17, 2017 66
Sarah Ferguson's "interrogation" of Hillary Clinton on Four Corners last night marks a watershed moment (not in a good way) for political journalism.
September 29, 2017 1
STOP PRESS! WikiLeaks has run a campaign on Catalan independence, at a crucial point ... just as it has run campaigns during other elections and referendums.
September 5, 2017 24
Look, you may ask why on earth I’d care what some silly man stuck in an Ecuadorean embassy has to say about women’s rights, but once upon a time I was a rather strident supporter of WikiLeaks, writes freelance journalist Asher Wolf.
September 5, 2017 38
It is true that Assange has lately shown himself to be an unscholarly, unverified baby about the matter of my sex. But for Christ's sake, there's more important things happening here.
August 18, 2017 20
Another day, another WikiLeaks beat up. Guy Rundle dissects the latest headline which cried conspiracy.
May 22, 2017 22
Ecuador has granted Julian Assange's asylum, the UK must honour that, and Australia must see that they do. Because no matter your opinion on the man or his recent political choices, the whole Swedish investigation has been a stitch-up from the start.
May 19, 2017 3
Finally forced to interview Julian Assange over sexual assault claims, Swedish prosecutors have abandoned their pursuit of the Australian publisher.