July, 2018

How Russian hackers played the media

, Jul 16, 2018

The hacking of the 2016 US election by Russian agents was a masterclass in how to weaponise the media. How can this be avoided going forward?

Razer: journalism is not a crime! Except, you know, when WikiLeaks does it.

, Feb 20, 2018

"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".

Crikey Worm: big four hit by sharemarket slump

, Feb 07, 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.

Why truth has nothing to do with the WikiLeaks upload of Fire and Fury

, Jan 15, 2018

WikiLeaks' mission of speaking truth to power seems to have turned into something much more petty and vindictive.

Razer: Four Corners put political candour to death last night

, Oct 17, 2017

Sarah Ferguson's "interrogation" of Hillary Clinton on Four Corners last night marks a watershed moment (not in a good way) for political journalism.

Rundle: Fairfax smells a WikiLeaks conspiracy in Catalan referendum, surprise, surprise

, Sep 29, 2017

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.

Wolf: Assange is a feminist-baiting techbro douchebag (and I’m done with his bullshit)

, Sep 05, 2017

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.

Razer: criticising Assange for his admittedly shit takes on feminism misses the point

, Sep 05, 2017

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.

Rundle: more bollocks broadcast about WikiLeaks

, Aug 18, 2017

Another day, another WikiLeaks beat up. Guy Rundle dissects the latest headline which cried conspiracy.

Rundle: why Australia must advocate for Assange to be set free

, May 22, 2017

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.