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Mediaite, February 5, 2011
“While [The Guardian’s] rendition of experience does not fail to leave out the requisite depiction of Assange as overbearing and paranoid, the overall tone of the story, rather than vengeful, is surprisingly self-effacing.”
The American Prospect, June, 2011
“The best overview of the story as it stood in early 2011 is WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy…This is a gripping, spy-novel-paced recounting of how WikiLeaks, the Guardian, and the other major organizations managed a first-of-its-kind global news-breaking collaboration.”
DAVID LEIGH is a British journalist, author, editor, and Anthony Sampson Professor of Reporting in the journalism department at City University London. He has been a prominent investigative journalist since the 1970s and is currently investigations editor of the Guardian. He was educated at Nottingham High School and King's College, Cambridge, receiving a research degree from Cambridge in 1968. He was a journalist for the Scotsman, Times, and Guardian (UK) and a Laurence Stern fellow at the Washington Post in 1980. From 1980, he was chief investigative reporter at the Observer.
LUKE HARDING is the Guardian's Moscow correspondent. He was previously the Guardian's South Asia correspondent in New Delhi and has reported for the paper from Afghanistan and Iraq. --This text refers to the MP3 CD edition.
The first comment I did on my updates about this book is "Words, words, words. This doesn't look good. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Julio Biason
It would be nice if there was a conclusion but it goes on and on after publishing. one two threePublished 16 months ago by Wallace
In today’s “selfie” age, it’s not enough that the news is news but the process of getting the news has become news itself. Read morePublished 20 months ago by SLIMJIM
I chose this rating because the infrmation was very eyeopening and i think he should be relased. This Swedish stuff could be exolained many ways. Read morePublished on July 5, 2013 by Edith Gibbs
I was greatly disappointed with this book. I was hoping to learn more about Assange rather than patently-slanted gossip. Read morePublished on April 9, 2013 by D. Bauman
This is a self-congratulatory book by two Guardian journalists about the biggest leak of confidential government information in history brought about by two oddballs, an Australian... Read morePublished on September 28, 2011 by John Fitzpatrick
What happens when the means do not justify the ends?
Great, you made some money, The Guardian, who cares what it took to get there. Read more
The book is meaningless and more of a cy-op than anything.Assange was a member of the family,a cult in Australia.He dished on every country but Israel. Read morePublished on August 31, 2011 by Andrea McPherson
David Leigh is one of Julian Assange's main contacts at The Guardian, so his account is particularly well-informed of the genesis of WikiLeaks, the prickly relationship between... Read morePublished on April 19, 2011 by Robert Carlberg