Death of the Internet
As heads of state and CEOs clamor for the head of Julian Assange, whistleblowers and government watchdogs wonder where freedom of expression and freedom of the press in particular are heading. While many in Washington would no doubt prefer that the US adopt media policy congruent with that of communist China, more astute observers realize the cat is already out of the bag. With authoritarians throwing up flak over Wiklileaks recent revelations of abuse of power by the US State Department and Pentagon, Real News has embarked on a webcast discussion of freedom of the press in the Internet age. You might want to tune in.