Dark days for journalism

Today, on 11 Apr 19, Julian Assange was dragged from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, after having had asylum there for  the past 7 years, arrested, and will in all likelihood be extradited to the United States to face a Grand Jury on charges of conspiring to commit computer intrusion. That could change. This happened in broad daylight at around 10:30 in the morning. The Russian news organization RT was on hand to record the entire event. Interest in his personal behavior aside, this is a dark day for journalism, worldwide, and also a sad indictment of international relations, which we will get to. Continue reading “Dark days for journalism”