WikiLeaks emerges as a new type of media player

Poynter Online | Forbes | Neon Tommy | WSJ
It's an information broker that collects secrets and negotiates how they will be revealed. Steve Myers writes: "WikiLeaks has shifted power away from the monoliths that once determined what is news and toward the people who, before the Web, would have been stopped in the newspaper lobby before they could see a reporter." || WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (left) talks to Dirk Smillie. || He'll be chatting, too. || Related interviews with Jay Rosen and Floyd Abrams.
> The story behind the publication of WikiLeaks' war logs

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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