Media Coverage of WikiLeaks documents

Comparison of mainstream and independent coverage of recent WikiLeaks document dump.


  1. creates WikiLeaks blog devoted to coverage of diplomatic cables.
  2. Spanish newspaper defies governmental pressure.
  3. Congressman Peter King considers WikiLeaks a "terrorist organization."
  4. Washington Post addresses a substantive issue in WikiLeaks cables (acknowledging there is actually surprising information).
  5. Summary of ad hominem attacks on Assange: rumor mill replaces debate of what cables reveal.
  6. Sarah Palin (former VP candidate and potential 2012 presidential candidate) compares Julian Assange to terrorist organizations.
  7. Harper advisor calls for assassination of Wikileaks director
  8. Canadian professer: "I think Assange should be assassinated," though "most of it's probably harmless." "I wouldn't feel unhappy if Assange disappeared."
  9. WikiLeaks Impacts Washington
  10. On embarrassment for the Obama administration.
  11. Greenwald on media coverage.
  12. Congressman calls on private company, Amazon, to stop hosting WikiLeaks; Amazon complies. Congressman neglects to comment on substance of leaks.