Rereading Michael Hastings’ Interview with Julian Assange

By: Tuesday June 18, 2013 10:33 pm

The sad news is being taken in by all self-respecting journalists. Someone who had a great passion for what he did and embodied the adversarial spirit that muckraking reporters should have in journalism died in a car accident at a young age. Rolling Stone contributor Michael Hastings died in a car crash in Los Angeles at [...]

Media-Military-Industrial Complex Disheartened by the Petraeus Affair

By: Tuesday November 13, 2012 7:18 pm

Revelations that now-former CIA director David Petraeus had an affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, have pulled into focus how the press reveres America’s highest-ranked military generals. Not only does the affair itself show the folly of someone allowing his or her self to become too embedded with any one military officer but it also [...]

How Coverage of Julian Assange Provokes Liberal Outrage

By: Saturday August 18, 2012 5:16 pm

Most liberals in the United States seem to prefer ignoring what is happening with WikiLeaks, particularly its founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange. Either they are totally repulsed by Assange as an individual, they do not consider WikiLeaks to have provided a valuable service by releasing previously classified documents, the way the United States government is [...]

The CIA’s Push to Expand ‘Killer Drone’ Operations in Yemen

By: Thursday April 19, 2012 10:17 am

The CIA is pushing for the authority to expand drone operations and would like permission to attack “terrorism suspects,” even if they are not certain those people being attacked are, in fact, the “suspects” that are believed to be “enemies” of the United States. The push to expand comes as government agencies continue to withhold [...]

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