MishaGlenny http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/7615/all en NYT Style Mag 'T' Treats Julian Assange As Pop Icon, Purveyor of Truths http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-style-mag-t-treats-julian-assange-pop-icon-purveyor-truths <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A writer for the Times&#039; style magazine credits Julian Assange with giving &quot;The Gift of Information&quot; this Christmas season: &quot;In contrast to the petabytes of data flotsam, half-truths and speculation that drift daily around the Internet, WikiLeaks spews forth unvarnished, sensitive truths. Assange&#039;s extraordinary project provides transparency unbridled....But if they do not bring new understanding to the past, why are they damaging at all? Is this not the curse of power, forever compelled to conceal and dissemble?&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>This Christmas, give the gift of...secret diplomatic cables? <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-style-mag-t-treats-julian-assange-pop-icon-purveyor-truths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch JulianAssange liberalmediabias MishaGlenny NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch TMagazine Mon, 06 Dec 2010 21:02:00 +0000 admin 7967 at http://www.mrc.org