Syndication Age News Stories: Mistakes Morphs into Meme and Myth

    The word as virus: Myth-making in the syndication age Submitted by GMason on Sun, 03/18/2012   My general theory since 1971 has been that the Word is literally a virus, and that it has not been recognized as such because it has achieved a state of relatively stable symbiosis with its human host…


Court-Martial Recommended for WikiLeaks Suspect Bradley Manning

New Evidence of Assange-Manning Link Bradley Manning should be referred to a general court-martial, Lt. Col. Paul Almanza, the investigating officer assigned to Manning’s pre-trial hearing, recommended today. Almanza has been deliberating on the evidence presented in the hearing since it ended just before the Christmas holiday. Today he announced that the charges were in…


WikiLeaks Whistleblowers: Ugly End To The Credibility of Julian Assange

Julian Assange and his former German cohort Daniel Domscheit-Berg blame each other for the circulation on the Internet of the identities of secret informants from diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks. Now, with lives in danger, the organization risks quickly losing credibility. This story of two bickering computer nerds vying for a place in history —…


Wikileakes: Exclusive Interview w/ Hacker who Exposed Bradley Manning [video]

US army soldier Bradley Manning is currently being held in defence department custody, at a military base in Virginia. He was arrested in July, after the FBI received a tip-off from convicted computer hacker Adrian Lamo. In this Al Jazeera exclusive interview, Monica Villamizar spoke to Lamo about Manning’s arrest.

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The Best Story Yet: Wikileakes, Bradley Manning, FBI informant, Wired Senior Editor

The worsening journalistic disgrace at Wired By Glenn Greenwald Wired/AP Kevin Poulsen and Bradley Manning For more than six months, Wired‘s Senior Editor Kevin Poulsen has possessed — but refuses to publish — the key evidence in one of the year’s most significant political stories:  the arrest of U.S. Army PFC Bradley Manning for allegedly acting as…