Law and Disorder - Wikileaks and the future of journalism with The New York Times' David McCraw

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Last summer, The New York Times' staff was approached by their colleagues at the Guardian about thousands of previously undisclosed war documents intercepted by Julian Assange's Wikileaks organization, touching off an international debate about press freedom, whistle blowing, and the future of journalism in the digital age.

At a public lecture hosted by Central European University's Center for Media and Communication Studies and its Open Society Archive, The Times' vice president and assistant general counsel David McCraw discussed the legal and ethical implications of working with those secret documents -- and the rationale behind The Times' decision to publish the details.