New York Times Finally Shows Up to Cover Bradley Manning Proceedings (And Their Story Is Sloppy)

December 9, 2012   ·   0 Comments

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By Kevin Gosztola: Amidst growing criticism, including an editorial from the newspaper’s public editor, the New York Times sent reporter Scott Shane to cover military court proceedings in the case of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier currently being prosecuted by the government for allegedly providing classified information to WikiLeaks.

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New York Times Sidesteps TrapWire, Dismisses WikiLeaks

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