Tag: Press Freedom
Hong Kong looks freer than the U.S. these days.
Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman spoke to Noam Chomsky about Assange's arrest, WikiLeaks and American power.
While a protracted legal battle seems likely, it probably won’t be too long before Assange joins Chelsea Manning in an American prison, a warning to future whistle-blowers that those who embarrass the powerful will face severe consequences, no matter how long it takes.
"We all owe our immense gratitude to Chelsea Manning for everything she’s done over the last decade, but even more so now."
What these occurrences share, and what they’re illustrating, is a profound hatred towards purveyors of journalism.
Mainstream media hypocrisy on display.
May 3 is World Press Freedom Day – jailed journalists around the globe should be free to do their work, outside the prison walls that confine them today.