Wikileaks and the Digitally Networked Free Press (via Mediamorphis)

Yochai Benkler has just published a fascinating study of Wikileaks and what he calls the free and irresponsible press. The study’s focus is on WikiLeaks, the Internet-based ‘whistle blower’ site, but it is more than that; it is, as Benkler states, a battle for the soul of the networked fourth estate. Benkler makes several key arguments.  The most important in my view is that WikiLeaks is part and parcel of a broader set of changes that, once the … Read More

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