WikiLeaks suggested journalists not to reveal 140 different “ false and defamatory” proclamations about the founder named Julian Assange, who has been made a hole in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 2012. It was not urgently clear what triggered the advice to media institutions, but WikiLeaks picked out the Guardian newspaper of Britain for broadcasting what it said was a fake report about Assange. The Guardian did not urgently reply late to a Reuter’s insistence for comment.
The Australian setup Wikileaks as a channel for broadcasting restrict information from the unknown sources. He is a hero to some for uncovering what disciples cast as government abuse of power and for promoting free speech, but to others, he is a rebel who has weakened the security of the United States.
WikiLeaks inflamed Washington by broadcasting hundreds of thousands of secret US diplomatic cables that stuck uncovered often highly critical US evaluations of world leaders from Russian President Vladimir Putin to members of the Saudi royal family.
An email to media organizations Wikileaks told, “There is a pervasive climate of inaccurate claims about WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, including purposeful fabrications planted in large and otherwise ‘reputable’ media outlets ”, marking “ Confidential legal communication. Not for publication.”
It added, “ Consequently journalists and publishers have a clear responsibility to carefully fact-check from primary sources and to consult the following list to ensure they are not spreading, and have not spread, defamatory falsehoods about WikiLeaks or Julian Assange.”
WikiLeaks did not reply to replicate requests for comment.