At Extradition Trial, Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg Challenged Myths About Assange

Photo of Daniel Ellsberg by Christopher Michel

Opponents of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange often hold up Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg as an example of someone who was responsible for a good leak. They insist WikiLeaks is not like the Pentagon Papers because supposedly Assange was reckless with sensitive documents.

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Kevin Gosztola

Kevin Gosztola

Journalist. Writes about politics. Managing editor of Shadowproof.com. Twitter: @kgosztola