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Listen to Daniel Ellsberg, Lowell Bergman on Natl Security and Free Speech: From Wikileaks to the Pentagon Papers

May 17, 2011 | 1:57 pm

Listen to Daniel Ellsberg, Lowell Bergman on Natl Security and Free Speech: From Wikileaks to the Pentagon Papers

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WikiLeaks’ disclosure of tens of thousands of classified documents to the media has sparked passionate debate over national security and the limits of First-Amendment freedoms. On April 28, KQED News, UC Berkeley Law, and the UC Berkeley School of Information held a panel discussion called National Security and Free Speech: From Wikileaks to the Pentagon. […]

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Audio: National Security and Free Speech – From Wikileaks to the Pentagon Papers

May 5, 2011 | 1:41 pm

Audio: National Security and Free Speech – From Wikileaks to the Pentagon Papers

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Last week, KQED News, Berkeley Law, and the UC Berkeley School of Information held a discussion panel on National Security and Free Speech. You can listen to the first two panels below. Panel three — moderated by KQED’s Scott Shafer and made up of UC Berkeley’s Lowell Bergman and Robert Cole, plus Daniel Ellsberg of Pentagon Papers fame — will be aired on KQED radio at 1 p.m. on May 21, then archived here.

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April 22, 2011 | 9:40 am

Videos: Obama Reacts to Singing Bradley Manning Protesters at Fundraiser in San Francisco

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The group Courage to Resist has a post up from the Bradley Manning Support Network about a singing protest at President Obama’s fundraiser at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. Manning, a U.S. Army intelligence specialist, is currently incarcerated at Fort Leavenworth for allegedly releasing classified documents to the website WikiLeaks. The Bay Citizen […]

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February 11, 2011 | 5:00 pm

Blog Beat: Berkeley’s Wikileaks Resolution, Pillow Fight San Jose, SF Pride Update

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Berkeleyside reports that the Berkeley City Council has watered down its resolution praising Bradley Manning, the army private accused of leaking classified documents to Wikileaks. “Instead of declaring Manning a hero, the revised bill calls for Manning to be treated ‘humanely’ in prison,” writes the site. There’s going to be a pillow fight in San […]

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November 29, 2010 | 4:13 pm

Wikileaks and The Age of Transparency

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You may remember that in late 2000, while many of the world’s citizens were stockpiling batteries and bottled water in a hedge against the predicted electronic catastrophe of Y2K, a modern technological problem of another stripe reared its head. When a man working for a London bank sent to some buddies a bawdy email exchange […]

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