Does WikiLeaks matter?

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La Trobe University’s Ideas and Society Program and ‘Thesis Eleven’ present a special symposium exploring the implications and ramifications of Wikileaks.

What does it mean for journalism, for diplomacy, for governance? Chaired by La Trobe University’s Peter Beilharz, with Robert Manne, Peter Vale, Eleanor Townsley and Guy Rundle. The session’s first speaker is Robert Manne, who discusses WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s cipherpunk origins and the gulf between his hopes for the project and the reality of the site’s emergence and reception. 



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