News Media Who Ignore The Assange Trial Are Admitting They Don’t Care About Journalism

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

The Sydney Morning Herald just published an article titled “Julian Assange interrupts extradition hearing again” about the WikiLeaks founder’s correct interjection that he never put anyone’s [...]

Day Nine: Julian Assange Extradition Hearing

By Craig Murray. -

Things became not merely dramatic in the Assange courtroom today, but spiteful and nasty. There were two real issues, the evidence and the procedure. On the evidence, there were stark details of [...]

Trump’s War On Journalism Takes Center Stage

By Kevin Gosztola, Shadowproof. -

In the last half-century, journalists James Bamford, Ben Bradlee, Seymour Hersh, and Neil Sheehan were each threatened with prosecution under the Espionage Act. But the U.S. government never [...]

Documentary – The War On Journalism: The Case Of Julian Assange

By Consortium News. -

Journalists are under attack globally for doing their jobs. Julian Assange is facing a 175 year sentence for publishing if extradited to the United States. The Trump administration has gone from [...]

Journalist Blinded By Cops Speaks Out

Journalist and photographer Linda Tirado was standing near a police line in Minneapolis May 29, covering the George Floyd protests engulfing the city. All of a sudden, her face “exploded” in [...]

Online And Independent: The Future Of Journalism Is Already Here

By Andrew Tarantola, Engadget. -

The modern news industry is in crisis. For years, formerly stalwart publications have been bought up, hollowed out, and sold for scrap by predatory (and often utterly incompetent) venture capital [...]

Fortress On A Hill: Interview With Robert ‘Bob’ Scheer

By Danny Sjursen, Fortress on a Hill. -

All right, well, hey, listeners, we have another really solid interview today. And I guess we're kind of running the old TruthDig circuit right now. We had Chris Hedges last week, who some of you [...]

San Francisco To Pay $369,000 For Police Raid Of Journalist’s Home

By Nicholas Iovino, -

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – The city of San Francisco will pay $369,000 to settle claims over its police raid on a journalist’s home and office this past May, an action condemned by press advocates as [...]

Journalist Abby Martin Sues State Of Georgia Over Law Requiring Pledge Of Allegiance To Israel

By Alan Macleod, -

After refusing to sign a pledge of allegiance to the state of Israel, the state of Georgia shut down a media literacy conference featuring journalist and filmmaker Abby Martin at Georgia Southern [...]

Brazilian Judge Delays “For Now” Decision On Indictment Of U.S. Journalist Greenwald

By Anthony Boadle , -

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian judge indicted six people accused of hacking the phones of prosecutors in the country’s biggest corruption case on Thursday, but held off “for now” on accepting [...]

Is Assange Covered By The Same Constitutional Rights As U.S. Citizens?

By Angel Fox, -

The U.S. government is attempting to set a dangerous precedent not only against journalists but its own Constitution by stating in last Thursday’s Assange hearing. They say that Julian Assange [...]

The Assange Precedent: The Spark That Lit The Fire In The War On Journalism

By Nozomi Hayase, -

At the hearing on Thursday, at Westminster in London, the timetable for Julian Assange’s US extradition case was worked out. Assange’s US legal teams made an application to have the extradition [...]

Assange Extradition Hearings Scheduled As Assault On Press Freedom Spreads

By Nozomi Hayase, -

At the hearing on Wednesday, at Westminster in London, the timetable for Julian Assange’s U.S. extradition case was worked out. Assange’s U.S. legal teams applied to have the extradition hearing [...]

Snowden Warns Targeting Of Greenwald And Assange Shows Governments ‘Ready To Stop The Presses—If They Can’

By Jessica Corbett, -

In an op-ed published Sunday night by the Washington Post, National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden connected Brazilian federal prosecutors' recent decision to file charges against [...]

Over 40 Press Freedom And Civil Liberties Groups Denounce Brazil’s Charges Against Glenn Greenwald

By Parker Higgins, -

In an open letter today, more than 40 press freedom and civil liberties groups strongly condemned the “cybercrime” charges against Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald and demanded [...]