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May 23rd, 2013
thesmithian

Julian Assange seemed like an intriguing topic for prolific documentarian Alex Gibney, but little did he know the rabbit hole of secrets, lies and hypocrisy he would find as he dug into his subject.

an interview with GIbney, here.

January 14th, 2012
thesmithian

Michael Hastings is in the news this week for his latest book, The Operators, a 379-page follow-up to the journalist’s explosive profile of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, whose career-making spot as the top U.S.  military commander in Afghanistan came to a…halt after the  article revealed him trash-talking Vice President Joseph Biden and some  of the president’s top aides. Now the…reporter…is gearing up to publish an  extensive interview that Hastings recently conducted with elusive  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange…

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Michael Hastings is in the news this week for his latest book, The Operators, a 379-page follow-up to the journalist’s explosive profile of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, whose career-making spot as the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan came to a…halt after the article revealed him trash-talking Vice President Joseph Biden and some of the president’s top aides. Now the…reporter…is gearing up to publish an extensive interview that Hastings recently conducted with elusive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange…

more.

February 13th, 2011
thesmithian

WikiLeaks said it is taking “legal action” over a tell-all book to be  released Friday by a former staffer that is critical of its founder,  Julian Assange…In “Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World’s Most  Dangerous Website,” former staffer, Daniel Domscheit-Berg…who was WikiLeaks’ second-in-command before falling  out with Mr. Assange last summer, writes of tensions between WikiLeaks’  core members and Mr. Assange. They disagreed, he writes, over Mr.  Assange’s leadership style, his paranoia…  and the way he managed  WikiLeaks’ finances…When he and other core members left WikiLeaks, he writes, they decided  to take much of its leaked material and a crucial system they had worked  on that allows for the secure submission of new leaks…

more, here.

WikiLeaks said it is taking “legal action” over a tell-all book to be released Friday by a former staffer that is critical of its founder, Julian Assange…In “Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World’s Most Dangerous Website,” former staffer, Daniel Domscheit-Berg…who was WikiLeaks’ second-in-command before falling out with Mr. Assange last summer, writes of tensions between WikiLeaks’ core members and Mr. Assange. They disagreed, he writes, over Mr. Assange’s leadership style, his paranoia… and the way he managed WikiLeaks’ finances…When he and other core members left WikiLeaks, he writes, they decided to take much of its leaked material and a crucial system they had worked on that allows for the secure submission of new leaks…

more, here.

December 7th, 2010
thesmithian

Julian Assange Denied Bail, Remanded Into Custody

and Vanity Fair poses a challenge:

see if you can tell the difference between a statement from Assange’s  editorial and a pronouncement culled from Palin’s celebrated career as  southern Alaska’s premier media critic …

more, here.

Julian Assange Denied Bail, Remanded Into Custody

and Vanity Fair poses a challenge:

see if you can tell the difference between a statement from Assange’s editorial and a pronouncement culled from Palin’s celebrated career as southern Alaska’s premier media critic …

more, here.

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