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"Stink journalism" against whistleblowers

JOURNALISM: Professor Gisle Selnes writes that Harald Stanghelle's column in Aftenposten on 23 February 2020 «looks like a statement of support, [but] lies as a framework around the aggravated attack on Assange». He is right. But has Aftenposten always had this relationship with whistleblowers, as in the case of Edward Snowden?

With spine and ethical compass intact

: NOTICE We need a media culture and a society built on accountability and truth. We do not have that today.

Sweden and England were democracies

Notification: The treatment of Julian Assange is a legal disaster that began in Sweden and continued in the United Kingdom. If the United States manages to get Assange extradited, it could prevent the publication of information about the great power in the future.

Wallraff: "Assange has become a scapegoat"

Assange"It is incomprehensible that an undermining of the rule of law to such an extent can take place in a democracy like Sweden," says Günter Wallraff in a conversation with MODERN TIMES about the Julian Assange case. And adds: "The death sentence is as good as handed down."

"A murderous system is being created"

ASSANGE: "If Julian Assange is convicted, a murderous system is about to arise right before our eyes. It will be the death knell for freedom of the press and the rule of law, "said Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.

"When we act, we create reality."

CHRONICLE: Is there any reason to rejoice over the arrest of Julian Assange?

Chaos always triumphs over order

ASSANGE: WikiLeaks is a puritanical illusion.

I'm Julian

ASSANGE: Ultimately, it is about the right and moral duty to expose war crimes.

Assange and the free word

: The arrest of Assange is about an "arrest of democracy".

Today it is Assange. Who's next?

THE ABUSE OF POWER:: What will the arrest of Assange mean for freedom of the press and respect for the law?

Illiberal trends in Norwegian media

: 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. 

The factual basis for the slaughter of the Holberg debate

ASSANGE: While Dagbladet's Inger Merete Hobbelstad claimed that Julian Assange was allowed to speak "unchallenged", Bergens Tidende's Eirin Eikefjord gave him the psychiatric diagnosis paranoid. Did they have a basis for that?

Secret meeting: The United States pushed Norway into war participation

: The USA ran a secret influence campaign to draw Norway deeper into the Afghanistan war, according to hitherto unknown WikiLeaks documents.

Clinton's stupid revenge

: On October 16, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation sent an interview with Hillary Clinton: one of many to promote her vengeful book on why she was not elected President of the United States.

An intellectual ode to Snowden, Assange and Manning

Geoffroy de Lagasnerie: The Art of Revolt. Snowden, Assange, Manning

: Snowden, Assange and Manning represent a whole new way of resisting. The Art of Revolt is as radical and original in its thinking as the three whistleblowers mentioned are in their resistance work.

From inside the maze

Laura Poitras: Risk

: Risk is incomplete as a survey of the site WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, but an interesting human document.

A society in panic of reputation?

"Today we must acknowledge that the belief that whistleblowers would be appreciated was an illusion," says Harald Stanghelle.