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Media Partners in Crime with WikiLeaks?
AIM ^ | February 28, 2012 | Cliff Kincaid

Posted on 02/29/2012 3:44:24 AM PST by detective

Gary Pruitt, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of The McClatchy Company, insists the U.S. newspaper publisher “must maintain the highest standards of ethical conduct.” But how does this comport with being a “partner” of WikiLeaks, the controversial website that has just published stolen emails from the private company known as Stratfor?

WikiLeaks has listed McClatchy as one of its “public partners in the investigation” of Stratfor. Another American “partner” is Rolling Stone, the rock & roll magazine.

The hacker group Anonymous, which is under FBI investigation, has taken credit for the data theft. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is himself a computer hacker—convicted of penetrating a U.S. military defense network in his native Australia—and maintains close ties to the Russian government. He recently announced a television deal with Russia Today (RT), the Moscow-funded propaganda channel. He previously received a Russian visa, in a show of support from the Kremlin, which says he should get a Nobel Peace Prize for his Internet campaign against American interests worldwide.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: media; wikileaks
I knew this was going on long ago. It is nice to see it confirmed in the media.
1 posted on 02/29/2012 3:44:26 AM PST by detective
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To: detective

Maybe this will help you connect the dots.

2 posted on 02/29/2012 3:48:24 AM PST by detective
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