Assange is doing his most important work yet
British Home Secretary Priti Patel has authorized the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to be tried under the Espionage Act in a case which seeks to set a legal precedent for the prosecution of any publisher or journalist, anywhere in the world, who reports inconvenient truths about the U.S. empire.
The Local Journalism Initiative: a proposal to protect and extend democracy
What remains less appreciated is that the founders of the United States regarded creating a free press a policy issue of the greatest possible importance.
Craig Murray’s jailing is the latest move in a battle to snuff out independent journalism
He becomes the first person ever to be imprisoned on the obscure and vaguely defined charge of “jigsaw identification”.
In the era of fake news, we must celebrate the journalist in Karl Marx
His stance on free press stands in sharp contrast to the status of the press–being totally subservient to the state–in the communist countries of the 20th century.
Modi government attacks the media
The Editors Guild of India, The Press Club of India and The Communist Party of India (Marxist) condemned the action against the news portal.
The decline of American Journalism
The media is driven by the enormous profits made during election campaigns. Feeding the fury and the fear of all types is just good for business. Bob McChesney joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
The Guardian’s deceit-riddled new statement betrays both Julian Assange and journalism
In my recent post on the current hearings at the Old Bailey over Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States, where he would almost certainly be locked away for the rest of his life for the crime of doing journalism, I made two main criticisms of the Guardian. A decade ago, remember, the newspaper worked […]