Jun
18
2014

Chelsea Manning Speaks–But Who Listened?

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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning speaks in the pages of the Sunday New York Times. But was anyone else in the media listening?

Sep
23
2013

Whistleblowers and Mass Shooters: Time Connects the Dots

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Whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning, and mass shooters Nidal Hassan and Aaron Alexis: Time wonders how these four dangerous individuals managed to slip through the system?

Aug
23
2013

The NYT Thinks You're an Idiot

Private Chelsea Manning will be serving out a 35-year sentence at Fort Leavenworth prison for revealing classified information to WikiLeaks. Are you confused by that sentence? Not sure what case we're talking about here? Maybe there were two Private Mannings who are now tied for the record of longest prison sentence in the history of this country for whistleblowing? It's hard to imagine that, more than 24 hours after Manning made her gender identity public through a written statement read on the Today show (8/22/13), any reader or viewer would not figure out pretty quickly who the news was talking […]

Aug
22
2013

Bradley Manning's Name Is Chelsea Manning

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Chelsea Manning's announcement that she identifies as female and would prefer to be referred to that way seemed to befuddle many in the media, with some outlets apparently unclear about how to identify her.