As I’ve done for over seven months, I’m updating news and views on WikiLeaks and Bradley Manning all day, with new items added at the top. All times ET. Contact me at email@example.com. Read about my books The Age of WikiLeaks in print or as an e-book, and Bradley Manning: Truth and Consequences as e-book and print. Just out: first e-book edition of my book Why Obama Won, and Lessons for 2012.
UPDATE: For Thursday’s blog, go here.
9:50 Watch, from this week’s Aspen Ideas fest, "The Freedom of Press in the Age of (Wiki)Leaks," with James Fallows, Lawrence Lessig, others.
5:05 Classic passage from Jonathan Alter profile on Hillary Clinton in Vanity Fair: "Hillary told staff that she could not fathom how an army private, Bradley Manning, with psychological problems and a drag-queen boyfriend could single-handedly cause the United States unprecedented embarrassment just by labeling massive downloads as Lady Gaga songs.
"Several allies needed little comfort. ‘Don’t worry about it,’ one leader told Hillary. ‘You should see what we say about you.”’ Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi wasn’t so forgiving."
5:00 Interesting look at how Canada set up "war room" to deal with impending release of WikiLeaks cables…
4:05 Photog hyping exclusive at-home-with-Assange pictures taken earlier this month.
2:15 That interview session planned for this Saturday and featuring Amy Goodman interviewing Assange (see below) has now had to find a new venue after the University of London deemed it too controversial. Or something.
10:20 We’ve followed the saga of pal Andrew Marshall and his explosive story on Thailand based on cables—and how he had to leave Reuters and now is banned from Thailand. Now Bangkok-based journalist Lisa Gardner tweets that “Wikileaks website now blocked in Thailand.”
10:10 New WikiLeaks/Assange play panned.