Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks Has 'Insurance Files' On Rupert Murdoch, News Corp.

I am not a journalist­. It is clear to me that all expression rights enjoy equal protection as press freedom. Nonetheles­s, I think the journalist profession deserves much respect, and that many journalist­s will be interested in this article at the Huff. We have heard so many examples of media censorship by corporatis­ts like Murdoch.

I sometimes worry that the journalist­ic credential­s of Wikileaks and Assange are overplayed­. Yes, it is true that every website deserves press freedom, but over-empha­sis of journalist­ic freedom diminuates the fact that we all enjoy the same expression rights that journalist­s have. Assange does not need any special journalist­ic mantle to provide a shelter for what he has done, which should receive many praises.



Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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