RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 824722448 LA English T1 Beyond WikiLeaks : implications for the future of communications, journalism and society A1 Brevini, Benedetta,, Hintz, Arne,, McCurdy, Patrick,, YR 2013 SN 9781137275738 1137275731 9781137275721 1137275723 AB Revelations published by the whistleblower platform WikiLeaks, including the releases of U.S. diplomatic cables in what became referred to as 'Cablegate', put WikiLeaks into the international spotlight and sparked intense debate about the role and impact of leaks in a digital era. "Beyond WikiLeaks" opens a space to reflect on the broader implications across political and media fields, and on the transformations that result from new forms of leak journalism and transparency activism. A select group of renowned scholars, international experts, and WikiLeaks 'insiders' discuss the consequences of the WikiLeaks saga for traditional media, international journalism, freedom of expression, policymaking, civil society, social change, and international politics. From short insider reports to elaborate and theoretically informed academic texts, the different chapters provide critical assessments of the current historical juncture of our mediatized society and offer outlooks of the future. Authors include, amongst others, Harvard University's Yochai Benkler, Graham Murdoch of Loughborough University, net activism scholar, Gabriella Coleman, the Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Jillian York, and "Guardian" editor, Chris Elliott. The book also includes a conversation between philosopher, Slavoj Zizek, and WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, and its prologue is written by Birgitta ..Jns..dttir, Icelandic MP and editor of the WikiLeaks video, C̀ollateral Murder.