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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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"…
Michael Moore Defends Julian Assange From Rape Charges
December 17th, 2010 10:27 AM
As NewsBusters previously reported, schlockumentary filmmaker Michael Moore got himself in trouble this week when he defended WikiLeaker Julian Assange from Swedish rape charges.
Moore doubled down with this defense Friday publishing "Dear Government of Sweden" at the Huffington Post:
Olbermann Suspends Twitter Account to Avoid Criticism for Assange Rape
December 16th, 2010 7:26 PM
Keith Olbermann suspended his Twitter account Thursday as a result of a torrent of criticism over comments he made about the rape charges filed against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
The trouble started Tuesday when schockumentary filmmaker and Assange supporter Michael Moore was Olbermann's guest on "Countdown":