Unprecedented WikiLeaks documents show how the US embassy in Oslo tried to pressure the Norwegian government to crack down on cheaper copier drugs with threats of blacklisting Norway. The then Minister of Business and Trade Dag Terje Andersen, for the first time, talks about the meeting where he set his foot against the Americans.
Harsh attacks on skeptical dissent and lack of criticism of those in power: Is the mass media helping to restrict freedom of expression? Ny Tid has spoken with media researcher Rune Ottosen and Fritt Ord's director Knut Olav Åmås.
Assange: While Dagbladet's Inger Merete Hobbelstad claimed Julian Assange was allowed to speak "unanswered," Bergens Tidendes's Eirin Eikefjord gave him the psychiatric diagnosis of being paranoid. Did they have a basis for it?
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