As journalists dig through some 250,000 documents released by Wikileaks for the details, big-picture questions abound. We've been asking listeners: Is the Wikileaks documents' release anti-American? You had a lot to say on the subject.
Is the leak a shining example of freedom of the press, or a dangerous and damaging action? We're joined by Ian Black, editor from The Guardian, and Daniel Korski, senior policy fellow for the European Council on Foreign Relations.
WikiLeaks released 400,000 documents on Friday that reveal cases of torture and abuse of detainees by Iraqi security forces. Also being heavily criticized is The New York Times, which published the reports.
We speak with Scott Shane, the National Security reporter for The New York Times. He says that while President Obama's administration was elected on a campaign of government transparency, it is actually following a doctrine of extreme media secrecy.
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