Global Media Journal - Australian Edition - ISSN 1550 7521

Volume 5, Issue 1: 2011

WIKILEAKS: Journalism and the 21st Century Mediascape



Hart Cohen and Antonio Castillo

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Refereed Papers

Weeding out WikiLeaks (and why it won't work): legislative recognition of public whistleblowing in Australia
A. J. Brown – - John F Kearney Professor of Public Law, Griffith University, Australia
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Globally Networked Public Spheres? The Australian Media Reaction to WikiLeaks
Terry Flew & Bonnie Liu Rui – Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
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The Political Economy of WikiLeaks: Power 2.0? Surveillance 2.0? Criticism 2.0? Alternative Media 2.0?
Christian Fuchs – Chair in Media and Communication Studies, Uppsala University, Sweden
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“Call me, Love, Your Wife”: Wikileaks, the 9/11 Pager Messages and the framing of ‘history’
Lisa Lynch – Department of Journalism, Concordia University, Canada
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Propaganda and the Ethics of WikiLeaks
Randal Marlin – Carleton University, Canada


WikiLeaks and Mega Plumbing Issues – Unresolved Dilemmas Revisited
Rod Tiffen – University of Sydney, Australia
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Internet Piracy as a Hobby: What Happens When the Brazilian Jeitinho Meets Television Downloading
Vanessa Mendes Moreira De Sa – University of Western Sydney, Australia


Cries from Babylon: The Problem of Compassion in Australian Refugee Policy
Jonathan Foye & Paul Ryder – School of Communication Arts, University of Western Sydney, Australia
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Can we Handle the Truth? Whistleblowing to the Media in the Digital Era
Dr Suelette Dreyfus, Dr Reeva Lederman, Dr Rachelle Bosua, Dr Simon Milton - The University of Melbourne, Australia


WikiLeaks in Mexico: a penetrated State, the fall of an ambassador and a frustrated president
Claudia Magallanes Blanco and Ana Lidya Flores Marín – Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla, México


“If they’re collecting all of this information, they’re surely using it, right?” WikiLeaks’ Impact on Post-Soviet Central Asia
Christopher Schwartz – Managing Editor NewEurasia (English)



The Big Geek
Christopher Kremmer



‘How Wikileaks will transform mainstream media’, Introduction by Peter Fray, Presentation by Kristinn Hrafnsson.
USYD Package – A Sydney Ideas lecture co-presented with the Department of Media and Communications at the University of Sydney, Australia
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Postgraduate Submissions

An examination into Australian news coverage of Papua New Guinea
Jessica Carter — University of Sydney, Australia


Can WikiLeaks Save Journalism and Democracy?
Josh Rosner — University of Canberra, Australia


Book Reviews

Cover -Smith & Rodgers WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy
Reviewed by Hart Cohen — University of Western Sydney, Australia


Cover -Smith & Rodgers Media, Power, and Politics in the Digital Age: The 2009 Presidential Election Uprising in Iran
Reviewed by Tim Hamlett — Hong Kong Baptist University, HK


Cover_ Erica Falk Carl Hoffman — The Lunatic Express: Discovering the World . . . via Its Most Dangerous Buses, Boats, Trains, and Planes
Reviewed by Rob Ewing — Hong Kong Baptist University, HK


Cover Lindsay Tanner — Sideshow: Dumbing Down Democracy
Reviewed by Myra Gurney — University of Western Sydney, Australia


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Daniel Domscheit-Berg — Inside WikiLeaks & Andrew Fowler — The Most Dangerous Man in the World
Reviewed by Tim Hamlett — Hong Kong Baptist University, HK


book cover Micah Sifry — WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency
Reviewed by Xanthe Kleinig


Groundswell cover Charlene Li & Josh Bernoff — Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies
Reviewed by Reisa Levine


underground cover? Suelette Dreyfus & Julian Assange — Underground: Hacking, madness and obsession on the electronic frontier
Reviewed by Catriona Menzies-Pike — Managing Editor, New Matilda


Film Reviews

War you can't see cover John Pilger — The War You Don’t See
Reviewed by Juan Salazar — University of Western Sydney, Australia



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