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Is Assange in a prison of his own making?

Is Assange in a prison of his own making?

Crikey readers debate who Julian Assange can blame for his legal troubles — the US government, or himself.

How WikiLeaks became a political Rorschach test

How WikiLeaks became a political Rorschach test

The WikiLeaks of 2010 seems very different to the WikiLeaks of today. But is it the organisation that's changed, or just our way of looking at it?

How Russian hackers played the media

How Russian hackers played the media

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.

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

"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

Crikey Worm: big four hit by sharemarket slump

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 <i>Fire and Fury</i>

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

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

Razer: Four Corners put political candour to death last night

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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.