Hero or villain the shackled and naked us soldier in wikileaks freedom of speech row as julian assange preens himself in uk we are not, of course, talking about julian assange the white. If julian assange were a hero, he would not be on the run from the law he is a megalomaniac who cares more about his own celebrity than the consequences of his leaks for other people although the public needed to know some of the information he leaked, he did not present it in a responsible way. Hero or villain activist or terrorist opinion remains mixed, but one big black mark against julian assange iis that he certainly likes the limelight more than any self-respecting whistleblower. Stockholm: leading paper dagens nyheter did run on 22th of june an editorial on assange titled not a hero or victim a main argument put forward by dn - as also repeated in bbc by christian christensen (an american researcher and now professor of media at uppsala) is the us propaganda trick of presenting a. Julian assange hero or villain julian assange hero or villain the question of whether wikileaks founder julian assange, whose organization can be credited with releasing thousands of classified documents from various countries, is a hero or a villain depends entirely on one's political opinions.
Julian assange is the protagonist of the movie the fifth estatehe is based off of the real julian assange, the founder of wikileaks he was portrayed by benedict cumberbatch, who also played khan noonien singh in star trek into darkness, smaug and sauron in the hobbit, and dormammu in doctor strange. Julian assange: hero or villain the issue of wikileaks is a complex one on the one hand, if the documents originally disclosed mentioned the actual names of the individuals who provided the information or who played leading roles in sensitive situations, publishing or disclosing those names would be absolutely irresponsible. Green party presidential nominee jill stein hailed julian assange as a hero saturday, saying the wikileaks founder's disclosure of democratic national committee emails exposed the american electorate to important information. Julian assange did not hack into anything in fact, no one hacked into anything he was the recipient of information downloaded by an american citizen who had legal access to the information, if not the right to disseminate it to anyone else.
Julian assange: hero or villain i don't often comment on political matters here at the old manse, but i can no longer avoid commenting on the cause célèbre. Working from the premise that the revelations disclosed by julian assange are true, and we are all conditioned throughout or lives that the truth should always be told, our civilisation and legal systems depend on it. Conspiracy theories discuss julian assange is he a hero or a villian at the general discussion youtube - gulf of tonkin: mcnamara admits it didn't happen youtube - gulf of tonkin: mcnamara admits it didn't happen. Julian assange is not the hero — and daniel berg (sort of) is the film doesn't argue that julian assange is a hero or a villain, nor does anyone else become a traditional heroic figure.
This topic was discussed on world have your say on 07 december 2010 listen to the programme this man, with his shock of ghostly white hair, has been drifting in and out of the public sphere with. Julian assange: hero or terrorist attention getter: george orwell once said, political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. When asked on tvnz whether julian assange was a hero or villain, he replied hero, and has co-written an open letter of support for wikileaks and assange  when asked whether julian assange was a journalist, he replied yeah, actually, with all due respect, i think you should be following his example,  to the cnn reporter.
I'm doing my year 11 issues in the media on is julian assange a hero or villain i thought i would see what everyone thought its due friday so answer before then haha. To blame donald trump's victory on julian assange or, for that matter, on russia, not only amounts to a refusal by the democrats to take responsibility for hillary's defeat but is also an. Conspiracy theories discuss julian assange is he a hero or a villian at the general discussion this is being asked and promoted by many on the left now i ask a question in red below.
The subject is a sensitive one for journalists: is julian assange one of us does wikileaks serve a legitimate news-gathering purpose, or is it a dangerous, possibly illegal website that spreads official secrets without due diligence or consideration of the consequences. To me he's a villain however someone who is not american might have a different view from mine. Villain, hero or useful idiot wikileaks has been consistently vilified by us officials across two major political parties after the publication of us diplomatic cables, rep peter king, a new york republican, designated the whistleblowing site as a terrorist organization, calling for aggressive prosecution.
©2018 american eagle co, inc dba teacher's discovery® all rights reserved. Is julian assange a hero or villain you be the judge history tends to judge historical figures in extremes: genghis khan was a barbarian martin luther was a religious hero. Is julian assange a hero or a villain that is the question before lovers of freedom of speech and those who believe that government has a responsibility to protect public interest. Thinlizzy: good morning everyone today at 9:50 am ian c north stand: thanks lock lass and good morning to you and all leighlife today at 7:45 am at 7:45 am.
Focus - julian assange: hero or villain a british judge has ordered julian assange to be released with bail set at €235,000 but the founder of wikileaks, the whistleblowing website, is still. According to the critics of wikileaks founder julian assange, his release of confidential diplomatic documents needlessly put lives in danger, particularly those of american diplomats and their sources. By revealing secrecy and the wrongdoings of our government, assange is fulfilling his journalistic duty and a service to society he might be dubbed a hero or a villain by some a traitor, or a former hacker or a so-called journalist by others, but the truth is that he is a watchdog who seizes an opportunity and makes the best of it. Julian assange has in my view, chosen to be his own jailer by avoiding to face the allegations made against him had he been holed up anywhere without immunity, he would have been arrested by the british police long ago.