The heart of this interview by the masterful David Frost turns on Julian Assange’s distinction of anarchy from civility — and the positioning of Wikileaks as organized activity that promotes justice.
|By: emptywheel Saturday November 27, 2010 10:15 am|
The only way the British Defence Advisory notice to UK media makes sense,in my opinion, is if Britain’s partners are making similar efforts to request prior restraint from the other major news outlets that have the Wikileaks dump.
|By: TBogg Sunday July 11, 2010 7:00 pm|
America is a little bit safer today due to the heroic efforts of intrepid Pajamajournalist Patrick Poole who blew the lid off of an IslamoMuslim bake sale face-painting-for-the-terrorist-kids fundraiser in Memphis… and not the Memphis in Egypt where these sort of things are as common as camel poop. No sirree. It seems that Patrick Poole was poking around some Muslim websites looking for Girls Gone Burqualess when he discovered a weekend of food, folks, and fatwas down Memphis way.
|By: Spencer Ackerman Sunday November 22, 2009 7:30 am|
One of the great strengths of al-Jazeera English is how thoroughly they treat international policy questions. There’s a way of doing a story about leaks as pure pageantry, and they avoided that pretty much altogether. I also like the idea of opening up the segment at the end to viewer comments a great deal.