15 bookmarks. First posted by aebraddy may 2018.
“For reporters, withholding valuable information from the public is anathema. But in a world in which foreign intelligence services hack, leak and fabricate, journalists will have to use extreme caution and extra transparency.” This is a really interesting take on the ethics in journalism. Getting access to sources and material is obviously useful to journalists, but if the journalist suspects that the person leaking has a political motive to influence the public conversation, who gets to decide what’s right? Especially as politics in various countries around the world gets more polarised, expect more of thisnewsletter politics
6 weeks ago by bruntonspall
Document forgeries present journalists w a dilemma: what is real, can I #trust my source? #Russia purported strategy is to debase #trust in institutionsjournalism hacker russia north korea forgery fabrication documents leak government democrat clinton trump ukraine spy 2016 election source wikileaks panama papers dupe
may 2018 by csrollyson
They hacked journalism. Hat tip Russia. “The problem was that Russian hackers chose not to deliver to American voters the same inside material from the Trump campaign. The tilt of the coverage was decided in Moscow. By counting on American reporters to follow their usual rules, the Kremlin hacked American journalism.”ifttt facebook
may 2018 by alexmel
tags2016 2018 archive clinton democrat digitalwarfare documents dupe election espionage fabrication facebook forgery fourthestate government hacker ifttt informationwar instapaper journalism korea leak news newsletter north panama papers pocket politics russia source spy tenpla trump twitter ukraine via:aebraddy via:popular wikileaks