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WikiLeaks: How Safe Are Whistleblowers in the Digital Age?

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Published on Apr 30, 2010

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/04/18/Logan_Sympo...

WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange addresses the question of how safe confidential sources are in the digital age. "The chance of your source getting run over by a car," he says, "are vastly higher than they are of being caught."

For related videos, visit WikiLeaks: Security Threat or Media Savior? A FORA.tv Series: http://fora.tv/series/wikileaks

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A panel of experts from the press, government, and academia discuss their new and upcoming projects. They discuss different methods of promoting investigative journalism, ranging from building non-profit institutions to converting the country of Iceland into a "free press haven."

The panel features Gavin MacFadyen (The Bureau for Investigative Journalism, UK), Chuck Lewis (American University), Julian Assange (WikiLeaks), Birgitta Jónsdóttir (Member of Parliament, Iceland) and Jon Weber (The Bay Citizen). Lowell Bergman moderates. - Berkeley School of Journalism

Julian Assange is an Australian journalist, programmer and Internet activist, best known for his involvement with Wikileaks, a whistleblower website.

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