Update 12/7/12: Vote Bradley as “Person of the Year”, media got it wrong ignoring Manning trial, panel discusses whistleblowers
One day left to nominate Bradley Manning for the Guardian’s 2012 “Person of the Year” reader’s poll. (Vote here.)
Alexa O’brien is interviewd on RT, and she discusses the lack of media coverage in the Bradley Manning trial thus far, arguing that mainstream media have wrongly believed the public wasn’t interested.
How does America treat it’s whistleblowers? As this news report states, “it took more than 900 days after his arrest for the world to hear from Bradley Manning”. It is the longest pretrial incarceration since Vietnam. Jesselyn Radack of the Government Accountability Project sits on a panel along with Chase Madar, author of “The Passion of Bradley Manning”, and Larry Korb a former US assistant secretary of defense. (Watch video…)