June, 2018

It’s not about ‘foreign interference’. It’s about curbing transparency.

, Jun 08, 2018

The foreign interference laws are a cover for a dramatic expansion in secrecy laws — one that has only partly been thwarted.

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".

Razer: true reporters, like the late Robert Parry, strive to be despised

, Feb 08, 2018

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.

Did the ABC and Fairfax just kowtow to our bumbling, repressive government?

, Feb 05, 2018

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.

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.

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.

Off the Mark: ‘philanthropic’ Zuckerberg should leave democracy to the professionals

, May 23, 2017

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.