Thursday, January 27, 2011

Valerie Plame Wilson on the media and WikiLeaks

The Gainesville Sun (FL):
In addition to taking questions about her life, Wilson was asked about current events such as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's release of classified documents. She said she was a strong believer that some material should be classified, but there is a great deal of information that is wrongly kept secret.

She said Assange was an unlikable character, but questioned the U.S. media's condemnation of him.

"Are they really believers in freedom of the press?" she said. "Or is it only if they get the leak it's good, if he gets the leak it's bad?" MORE...

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