Video: Alexa O’Brien Discusses the Bradley Manning Trial – MediaChannel.org

12 April 2013 — Media Channel

Investigative journalist Alexa O’Brien sits down with MediaChannel.org to discuss her work covering the Bradley Manning trial.

We are very pleased to bring you the latest Mediachannel.org interview with the awesome Alexa O’Brien, one of only a handful of journalists covering the trial of Bradley Manning. It is no exaggeration to say that Alexa is responsible for the lion’s share of information we have about what may very well be the most important trial in a generation. Her work is simultaneously a stellar example of great journalism and a glaring indictment of our “established” media institutions.

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Video: Alexa O'Brien Discusses the Bradley Manning Trial – MediaChannel.org

12 April 2013 — Media Channel

Investigative journalist Alexa O’Brien sits down with MediaChannel.org to discuss her work covering the Bradley Manning trial.

We are very pleased to bring you the latest Mediachannel.org interview with the awesome Alexa O’Brien, one of only a handful of journalists covering the trial of Bradley Manning. It is no exaggeration to say that Alexa is responsible for the lion’s share of information we have about what may very well be the most important trial in a generation. Her work is simultaneously a stellar example of great journalism and a glaring indictment of our “established” media institutions.

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“Covert Justice” for Bradley Manning: Prosecution Witnesses to Testify Anonymously By Naomi Spencer

12 April 2013 — World Socialist Web Site

During a pre-trial hearing for Army private Bradley Manning Wednesday, a military judge ruled that government prosecutors can call witnesses to testify anonymously and in secret against the accused whistleblower. The ruling exposes the case for the frame-up that it is.

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Postcard from the End of America: Cheyenne By Linh Dinh

11 April 2013 — Dissident Voice

Of all the words uttered by a person, only a few remain unforgettable to any listener, for these can charm, haunt, humiliate, annoy or terrify even decades later. My friend Lan, for example, is reduced in my mind to a single joking sentence, “This time I’ll probably have to sell my body,” and I’ll never forgive X for sneering, “I ain’t got none!” With a public figure, the lingering words can even be misquoted, or conjured up out of malice or adoration, as likely the case with the incipiently subterranean Margaret Thatcher (the Milk Snatcher). Though there’s no record of it, she’s repeatedly cited as having intoned, “A man who, beyond the age of 26, finds himself on a bus can count himself as a failure.” The public likes this faux quotation because it neatly sums up Thatcher’s disdain for the bottom half, for “losers,” so to speak, and also because it sounds pretty funny.

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