Wiki-Lame: Fictional Assange Movie Is Worst Flop of

October 22nd, 2013 2:03 PM
For anyone who thought WikiLeaks was a fascinating cinematic subject, The Hollywood Reporter is already offering an obituary: “The Fifth Estate quickly died, grossing a paltry $1.7 million from 1,769 theaters -- the worst opening of the year so far for a movie opening in more than 1,500 theaters.” WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has repeatedly criticized Bill Condon's film for Disney’s…

Julian Assange Named Juror for British Film Festival

September 3rd, 2013 10:17 AM
He's revealed international secrets threatening the security of countries across the globe whilst being wanted in Sweden to face charges of rape and sexual assault. Yet despite that, WikiLeaks' Julian Assange has actually been asked to be a juror for this year's Raindance Film Festival in London.

TIME Reporter Calls for Julian Assange's Assassination, WikiLeaks Dema

August 18th, 2013 11:34 AM
Michael Grunwald, TIME magazine's senior national correspondent, called for the United States government to assassinate Julian Assange with a drone strike Saturday. WikiLeaks responded by demanding his resignation.

WikiLeaks Assange: 'You Can Be Killed By Someone in White House for Co

February 9th, 2013 12:30 AM
"You can be killed by someone in the White House, President on down, for completely arbitrary reasons." So said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher Friday.

WikiLeaks Julian Assange to Appear on HBO's 'Real Time With Bill Maher

February 8th, 2013 4:11 PM
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is scheduled to be one of Bill Maher's guests on HBO's Real Time Friday. The folks at Monsters and Critics said it best about this matter in their preview of the upcoming program:

NY Times Reporter Discusses Squelching of WikiLeaks, Leaves Out Her PR

July 14th, 2011 12:20 PM
In her Tuesday posting on the New York Times's Internet-news blog “Bits,” the unusually named Jennifer 8. Lee (a food writer and former Times staff reporter who now occasionally shows up to write posts for “Bits” and the paper’s local “City Room” blog) interviewed Rebecca MacKinnon of the left-leaning New America Foundation. MacKinnon was speaking at the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh about…

Wikileaks's Assange Demands $20 Mil From Any Employee Who Leaks Stolen

May 13th, 2011 1:55 PM
If there is one characteristic that has defined Wikileaks proprietor Julian Assange, it is utter hypocrisy - his complete and total unwillingness or inability to abide by his own principles. The man was complicit in an theft on an epic scale, but had the gall to criticize the UK Guardian for publishing government cables obtained by Wikileaks without the organization's permission. The grounds…

Through NPR, Taxpayers Fund Wikileaks's Efforts to Subvert American Fo

April 26th, 2011 12:07 PM
When former NPR executive Ron Schiller said that the organization would be better off in the long run without public funding, he was envisioning an editorial independence that can never really be achieved while NPR is on the public dole. That is not to say that the station's editorial judgment is compromised by its receiving taxpayer dollars. But by bringing taxpayer money into the mix, NPR is…

CBS Notes Ex-President Bush Boycotting Conference Because of Julian As

February 25th, 2011 8:54 PM
 On Friday evening, uniquely among the broadcast network evening newscasts, the February 25 CBS Evening News briefly gave attention to former President George W. Bush’s decision to cancel a planned appearance in Denver at the Global Leadership Summit because of his disapproval of the same group’s plan to allow Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to address the event. Quoting the former President…

Wikileaks: We're Just Like Gabrielle Giffords

January 12th, 2011 2:56 PM
Wikileaks likes to say it's concerned with truth. Its media cheerleaders like to take that claim at face value. So we have to ask, why is Wikileaks lying about the Tucson massacre? And it is lying. In a press release today, the organization claimed that Saturday's shooting was the result of "incitement" akin to threats against Julian Assange and other Wikileaks staffers from American…

More Assange Hypocrisy: Blasted Guardian for Publishing Info He 'Owned

January 7th, 2011 1:59 PM
For someone who deals in illicit information, Julian Assange sure gets touchy when people share information against his will. Last month the Times of London revealed that the Wikileaks proprietor was furious at a reporter for the UK Guardian who had published details of a police report concerning sexual assault allegations against Assange. His objection: they were private communications and…

Newsweek's Adler: Journalists Don't Like Assange Because They 'Refuse

January 4th, 2011 11:55 AM
In his January 4 article, "Why Journalists Aren't Standing Up for WikiLeaks," Newsweek's Ben Adler offers three reasons, the first of which is quite risible given the media's persistent advocacy for ObamaCare in the year past: So why are American journalists hesitant to speak up for Assange? There are essentially three reasons.   1. Refusal to engage in advocacy: American…

Liberal Blogger Details Bradley Manning’s Inhumane Treatment – His

December 27th, 2010 12:51 AM
A man is arrested and detained for months without any charges being brought against him.  He is being held in deplorable conditions, forced to endure extreme physical and mental distress.  He is exposed to the same ‘torture’ tactics that other enemies of the United States have allegedly suffered through.  So why isn’t the Commander-in-Chief taking heat for this travesty of justice? Because…

Hypocrisy: Julian Assange Blasts Media for Publishing Leaks About Him

December 21st, 2010 12:52 PM
You just can't make this stuff up. According to the Times of London (subscription required), Julian Assange is angry at the UK Guardian for publishing details of sexual assault allegations against him based on…wait for it…a leaked police report. Stones, glass houses, etc. Assange is especially peeved, the Times reported, that the Guardian "selectively published" details of that report. Gee,…