February 20, 2018 21
"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 8, 2018 13
Robert Parry, the reporter who uncovered the Iran-Contra affair, showed us that journalism at its best is not a popularity contest with the powerful.
February 5, 2018 33
The ABC and Fairfax got lucky in getting access to sensitive documents. In both cases they decided to play fair with a government hellbent on undermining transparency.
January 15, 2018 31
WikiLeaks' mission of speaking truth to power seems to have turned into something much more petty and vindictive.
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 23, 2017 8
We didn't elect Mark Zuckerberg. He is not qualified to guide democracy, nor to fix much of anything outside of Facebook's censorship policy.
May 19, 2017 3
Finally forced to interview Julian Assange over sexual assault claims, Swedish prosecutors have abandoned their pursuit of the Australian publisher.
April 20, 2017
By collecting and using vulnerabilities in widely used software, our own intelligence agencies pose a double threat to business -- while governments preach cybersecurity.
March 24, 2017 3
Nauru deaths? ... CIA nerds ... rock the (Parliament) house ...
March 8, 2017 9
WikiLeaks has unveiled a vast trove of documents that illustrate how security agencies have attacked the operating systems of our mobile devices in order to spy on us.
February 23, 2017 46
Does it really need to be said that Western voters are turning their backs on the centre? Apparently, yes, it does.
January 19, 2017 10
People want the revelations that WikiLeaks makes, without wanting WikiLeaks or its methods overmuch.
January 18, 2017 3
Think of the children! (and the butts) ... Donald Trump, Superbowl entertainment ... is Assange turning himself in? ...
December 8, 2016 11
The rape allegations against Assange were an early manifestation of a split on the left/progressive side. That has deepened with his release of his second interview with prosecutors.
November 15, 2016 3
The cat has more than one tie, with a Fairfax journo tweeting that it has also been seen in a blue tie.
November 2, 2016 6
It feels like an interminable battle of attrition now.
October 31, 2016 22
Seems it's all tricks and no treats for the Democrats with an October Surprise for the Clinton campaign. Hmmm, did someone say "President Trump"?