Wikileaks and the Free Press

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December 19, 2010
CounterPunch
by Saul Landau  
Posted in Commentary, LAND Commentary

"US officials routinely declare commitment to a free press -- except when someone uses it to reveal unflattering information. Ironically, members of the media critical of Wikileaks also think the government should protect us by not sharing 'classified information.' Those two words often alert us to some bureaucrat is covering his ass by barring the public from knowing of a possibly illegal act." (12/18/10)

http://counterpunch.org/landau12172010.html  

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