Acceptable Censorship: The extradition farce and media silence on Julian Assange

When do we ever hear about “responsible journalism”? When is morality ever evoked as the guiding tenet of this work? The reference to “disobedient, moral journalism” at the top of the printed issue is borrowed from John Pilger’s article this past September, “The Stalinist Trial of Julian Assange”. Pilger invokes “the exceptions, the dissidents …… Continue reading Acceptable Censorship: The extradition farce and media silence on Julian Assange

Exposing the Show Trial Against Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

Assange’s first extradition hearing took place in London over several weeks from February to September 2020.  A decision regarding his extradition is expected to be handed down in the New Year – on January 4, 2021. By Elizabeth LeierPublished in Volume 1, Issue 5 of The SparkplugDecember 2020 This hearing is the culmination of a… Continue reading Exposing the Show Trial Against Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange