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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?

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

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

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.

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".

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

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

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?

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

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 <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.

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.