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The Age of WikiLeaks: From Collateral Murder to Cablegate (and Beyond)

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The acclaimed new book charts the incredible rise of WikiLeaks, and its political and media impact, from April 2010 to February 2011, written by award-winning author Greg Mitchell, whose daily WikiLeaks blog at The Nation has gained a vast worldwide audience. He has also written the first book about accused leaker Bradley Manning.

It includes gripping, revelatory chapters o...more
Kindle Edition, 1st Edition, 111 pages
Published (first published January 28th 2011)
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Kirsten
I thought this was very interesting analysis and thought-provoking recitation of the events of WikiLeaks. It didn't really change my opinion of Julian Assange. At the time I first saw him in the news, I felt he was slightly creepy and I didn't think him as heroic and admirable as he was portrayed on media such as Democracy Now! (Much as I respect and admire Amy Goodman.)

This book, however, did make certain things clearer. I feel now that the actual leaker, Bradley Manning, is a rather sad indivi...more
Tom
Does what it says on the box. It has a heavy pro-WL slant, and needs some serious editing. The backstory behind earlier leaks such as Collateral Murder was good. Cablegate, however, was a jumble of facts, reports, cables and expressions of indignation which went on for pages.
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Greg Mitchell (born 1947) is the author of more than a dozen books and currently blogs on the media and politics,, for The Nation. and at his own blog, Pressing Issjes. He was the editor of Editor & Publisher (E&P), from 2002 to the end of 2009, and long ago was executive editor at the legendary Crawdaddy. His book "The Campaign of the Century" won the Goldsmith Book Prize and "Tricky Dick...more
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