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Julian Assange Interview

In News, Politics on May 3, 2011 at 9:23 am

A Russia Today (RT) interview with Julian Assange on the Arab revolutions, social media, and recent Wikileaks activity. On Facebook: the “most appalling spy machine that has ever been invented.” On Wikileaks partner redacting (Guardian, New York Times): “It is part of that mesh of corporate and state interests.”


BBC staff detained and beaten by Gaddafi forces in Libya

In News on March 10, 2011 at 3:53 am

The guardian reports on two BBC reporters being arrested and subjected to beatings and mock execution in Libya.

First post: some interesting articles about journalism

In News on March 9, 2011 at 4:21 pm

Why I would rather work for the yakuza than National Geographic Television
An investigative journalism living in Japan reveals National Geographic Television’s unethical behavior

A letter to the Huffington Post from its unpaid contributors

Learning to love the (shallow, divisive, unreliable) new media
A well-written piece from the atlantic about accepting news trends, giving readers (customers) what they want rather than what they should have.