Julian Assange update: Sweden offers to question Assange in UK

Julian Assange, a co-founder of Wikileaks, has had some interesting news. Story at Sierra Leone News: Ending deadlock Swedish prosecutors offer to question Assange in UK Another news story from The Belfast Telegraph: We’ll Quiz Assange At Embassy… Updates and background on the Julian Assange/Wikileaks/Manning drama at This Day in Wikileaks: here. Some background on […]

‘Native America Calling’ Digs into the Tar Sands! “What’s really important?” 706 Arrested Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline (via 47whitebuffalo’s Blog)

Native America Calling covered the Tar Sands Protests on Tuesday, August 3o. You can listen to the entire program online at http://www.nativeamericacalling.com/ Features Environmental Activist Clayton Thomas-Muller (Cree) and other callers. It’s a GREAT radio program! Listen and learn what Indigenous People are saying about the environmental and health costs. NCA Host Harlan McKosato asks: […]

Movie star may have caught Murdoch!

(excerpt from) Periscope Post Hugh Grant turns the tables on the News of the World The News of the World phone hacking scandal continues, as Hugh Grant hacks a hack. Alongside “actor” and “celebrity” Hugh Grant can now add “citizen journalist” to his CV. Clearing his own path through the News of the World phone-hacking […]

WikiLeaks demands Google and Facebook unseal US subpoenas: Protect Julian Assange, protect yourself

Note from KW: This story shows the tactics the government is going to use against you — you environmentalist, you activist, you peacenik — if you get in their way… (excerpt from) The Guardian UK WikiLeaks demands Google and Facebook unseal US subpoenas Call comes after revelation that US has tried to force Twitter to […]

How to donate to Wikileaks (and story about Bank of America attack)

Kimberly writes: Bank of America has stopped processing donations it “believes” are intended for Wikileaks. Story here and at bottom.Wikileaks responds (see Twitter announcements in the middle of this post.) So…if you want to defend Free Speech, protect your right to spend your own money without interference from the corporate-elite-military-industrial-complex, and send a donation to […]

Wikileaks Song: The time they drove ol’ Julian down…

Update: 12/18/2010: To send donations to Wikileaks (without using the companies which have attacked them) look here and at bottom of this post…

Take personal action for Wikileaks and Free Speech

Supporting Wikileaks, Freedom of the Press, Whistleblowers, and Julian Assange Just heard about a way to support Wikileaks that is proactive, legal, and easy. Anyone on-line can be part of this grassroots, group energy for Wikileaks and journalist Julian Assange. People who believe in Wikileaks and Free Speech are supposed to help get the words […]

Just got off the phone with my bank…supporting Julian Assange and free speech

Kimberly writes: Thought I would share this exhilarating, though shaky, feeling, while it is still fresh. I just got off the phone with my local bank. I am so shocked, angered, and aggravated that Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, and other bank/money companies have stopped allowing donations to Wikileaks. How dare they pile on arbitrarily to a […]

Wikileaks situation – Message to US Government: “Leave the blonde alone, and get to work!”

Kimberly writes: When someone really, really screws up, they need a smokescreen or scapegoat, so everyone will look the other way. It is a great idea, if you are a little kid who takes out your mom’s vase from the hutch to look at it, and your little brother knocks it off the coffee table. […]

Swedish authorities re-renew case against Wikileaks founder

(excerpt from) All Voices Swedish Authorities Come To Life In Wikileaks Case Stockholm : Sweden | Nov 18, 2010 By Robert Weller In a case slower than an Ingmar Bergman movie, more than two months after first accusing Wikileaks founder Julian Assange of rape and sexual molestation, Swedish prosecutors are asking a court to issue […]

Let’s keep a blogging vigil for Julian Assange of Wikileaks

Julian Assange has a website called WikiLeaks, which has been serving the public for several years by allowing people to release whistle-blower documents about problems with government. He is a journalist and visionary who is experimenting with new ways to create public accountability for governments. He needs the support of citizens and journalists around the […]

Journalist beaten and arrested at G20: Contact info to help

This news comes via e-mail from David McReynolds Guardian journalist Jesse Rosenfeld beaten and arrested by Toronto police at G20 by Kim Elliott rabble.ca 6/27/10 A journalist on assignment for The Guardian newspaper was arrested and beaten by police officers at the site of a peaceful demonstration on The Esplanade near the G20 security fence […]

Journalism 101: Insight into political reporting

Wow! This is fun. Look: here. At the Gothamist, they are releasing batches of e-mails, uncovered through the FOIL process, of reporters communicating with press people for Governor Eliot Spitzer and for (now Governor) David Paterson. The e-mails cover the transition time – with the Eliot Spitzer scandal gradually being revealed, and David Paterson wading […]

Newsday has cut you off!

KW: On a splash page at Newsday.com it announces that their content will be pay-only as of October 28th. After that day, in order to read Newsday on line, you will have to subscribe, or be an Optimum on-line customer with them and register with them. A story at Editor and Publisher here puts it […]

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