The Guardian has an interesting interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange today in which he urges journalists to be more scientific and transparent in their approach.
“Journalism should be more like science,” he tells the Guardian. “As far as possible, facts should be verifiable. If journalists want long-term credibility for their profession, they have to go in that direction. Have more respect for readers.”
In April this year the website for whistleblowers became more of a publisher in its own right when it released the video Collateral Murder depicting the astonishingly cold blooded killing of two Reuters journalists and numerous civilians in an attack by US helicopter gunships in Iraq.