The Guardian has disgraced itself utterly, and trashed its "facts are sacred" mantra in this, its latest obsessive pursuit of WikiLeaks.
The Guardian reckons there's a smoking gun connecting the Trump election campaign and WikiLeaks. Only problem is, its own journalism undermines a claim for which there's no evidence.
In Australia in recent years, there has been a trend toward cross-media investigations, and away from single-newsroom investigations.
Alan Rusbridger's regime never got over the fact that WikiLeaks hadn’t simply handed over the Cablegate files, and so the war continues.
Crikey readers debate who Julian Assange can blame for his legal troubles — the US government, or himself.
The foreign interference laws are a cover for a dramatic expansion in secrecy laws — one that has only partly been thwarted.
"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".
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.