The day dream about Anthony Albanese doing the right thing has reached its limits. As prime minister he has not fought to bring home an Australian who is both the embodiment of courage and the victim of a great, vindictive injustice.
Category: Press Freedom
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Totalized Censorship
Content warning, canceling, de-platforming, denying access: The fate of Sy Hersh’s Democracy Now! interview on YouTube is the latest indication of how much rougher press suppression is in this new media era.
CN Editor Named on Secret ‘Disinfo’ List
CN Editor Joe Lauria was one of 644 Twitter accounts that secretly formed part of Hamilton 68’s fake “dashboard” that wrongly influenced major media about alleged “Russian influence.”
Hrafnsson: Empire Against One Man
Julian Assange’s resistance has laid bare the raw elements of empire that totally disregards the principles it so proudly preaches of human rights, press freedom and the rule of law, says the WikiLeaks editor.
WATCH: The US War Against Assange
Chris Hedges interviews journalist Kevin Gosztola on his new book, Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case Against Julian Assange on The Real News Network’s The Chris Hedges Report. Transcript with bonus material follows.
Ellsberg: Losing 1st Amendment Reverses War of Independence
Daniel Ellsberg says using the Espionage Act against journalist Julian Assange in blatant violation of the First Amendment means the First Amendment is essentially gone.
We live in a chilling era of herd politics and media driven by emotional attachments to political party and nation.
Who Determines What’s ‘Disinformation’?
The powerful have reasons for wanting to combat what they consider to be “disinformation” — they want their version of the truth to become ours, writes Stavroula Pabst.
Caitlin Johnstone: US Military’s Tribute to CNN Reporter
It’s hard to imagine a more disgraceful way for a correspondent to retire than with a standing ovation at the Pentagon.
Worldwide Human Rights Day Rallies for Assange
Rallies for Julian Assange in front of British embassies and consulates from Rome to New York and other cities around the world will be held on Saturday, Human Rights Day.