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Possible Indictment Of Wikileaks’ Assange Prompts Press Freedom Concerns

WikiLeaks has been a divisive organization for years, with supporters hailing the group’s commitment to transparency and detractors calling it reckless and biased. Now that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is reportedly facing federal prosecution, that debate is likely to reach a fever pitch. And it raises the question: What is the difference between Wikileaks and the media at large?

On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Emily Rooney was joined by former CNN White House Correspondent Dan Lothian, Tom Fiedler of Boston University, Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.

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