Home Videos Photos

All tag results for wikileaks

Bradley Manning, Convicted WikiLeaks Leaker, Announces Plan To Live As A Woman

bardley manning 1Bradley Manning, the Army private who was sentenced this week to 35 years in prison for releasing restricted government documents to WikiLeaks, has announced that he would like to be known from here forward as Chelsea Manning, and intends to live as a woman.

In a statement, the former soldier said:

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Permalink / 22 comments / Email this  »

The Simpsons' 500th Episode To Feature…WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange???

Filed under: TV NewsWacky, Tacky & TruePolitikTech Talk

simpsons to feature julian assange in 500th episode

Looks like we'll be seeing a lot of Mr. Assange in the near future!

Last week, we learned that controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is prepping to launch a talk show, which will revolve around "the world of tomorrow."

Now, we're hearing that Assange will guest star, as himself, on the upcoming 500th episode of The Simpsons, which airs on Feb. 19th!

Here's what Simpsons executive producer Al Jean had to say about this unlikely guest star:

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Permalink / 3 comments / Email this  »

Guess Who's Getting His Own TV Show?

Filed under: TV News

Julian Assange

The founder of the always controversial WikiLeaks, Julian Assange!

That's right! Get ready for controversy TV as the internet activist prepares to launch his first talk show that he says will revolve around the theme of "the world tomorrow."

Instead of actors, musicians, jilted exes or people with baby mamma drama, Assange plans on interviewing "iconoclasts, visionaries and power insiders" about "their ideas on how to secure a brighter future."

A statement from WikiLeaks

Tags: , , , , ,

Permalink / 3 comments / Email this  »

Tupac Is ALIVE…In New Zealand! LOLz!

Filed under: TV NewsSilly!Tech Talk

tupac is alive jk

We always knew that if Tupac was still alive, he'd end up in New Zealand. Ha!

Okay, so Tupac's not ACTUALLY alive, but some hackers cracked PBS' website yesterday morning and posted a fake story about the late rapper on the PBS NewsHour section of the site.

Apparently, the group of hackers called LulzSec were upset about a recent Frontline program about WikiLeaks, and put up the Tupac story to get back at PBS.

Here's what Frontline executive producer David Fanning had to say about the program in question:

"From our point of view, we just see it as a disappointing and irresponsible act, especially since we have been very open to publishing criticism of the film…and the film included other points of view. This kind of action is irresponsible and chilling."

Guess these hackers have REALLY strong feelings about WikiLeaks!

Do U think a fake Tupac story was a good way for this hacker group to get back at PBS for their Frontline program???

[Image via WENN.]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Permalink / 4 comments / Email this  »

Steven Spielberg Working On WikiLeaks Film

spielberg making wikileaks movie

Wowsa! WikiLeaks creator Julian Assange must be going nuts over this news!

First, the website gets nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and NOW there's a movie about it in the works.

As source material for the film, Steven Spielberg has purchased the rights to WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy (published by Guardian Books). The book "details the life of Assange, the creation of the site in 2006 and the leaks of classified documents."

Here's what editor-in-chief of Guardian News & Media Alan Rusbridger had to say about the project:

"It's Woodward and Bernstein meets Stieg Larsson meets Jason Bourne. Plus the odd moment of sheer farce and, in Julian Assange, a compelling character who goes beyond what any Hollywood scriptwriter would dare to invent."

Sounds like it could definitely be an interesting and controversial project. We're intrigued.

Would U like to see a film about WikiLeaks?

[Image via WENN.]

Tags: , , , , , ,

Permalink / 11 comments / Email this  »