Is Assange a journalist or a spy?

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  • 7 months ago
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    Journalists, spies and diplomats all try to discover the truth and report it. So I suppose it depends on the context.

    I'd say he is a journalist, since he did it out in public, while spies usually report only to their immediate superiors and try to remain anonymous.

  • 7 months ago

    At least an irresponsible and self righteous journalist ,for certain .

  • Stuart
    Lv 6
    7 months ago

    Beginning in the summer of 2016, Assange and WikiLeaks made a number of statements

    about Seth Rich, a former DNC staff member who was killed in July 2016. The statements about

    Rich implied falsely that he had been the source of the stolen DNC emails. On August 9, 2016,

    the @WikiLeaks Twitter account posted: "ANNOUNCE: WikiLeaks has decided to issue a

    US$20k reward for information leading to conviction for the murder ofDNC staffer Seth Rich." 180

    Likewise, on August 25, 2016, Assange was asked in an interview, "Why are you so interested in

    Seth Rich's killer?" and responded, "We're very interested in anything that might be a threat to

    alleged Wikileaks sources." The interviewer responded to Assange's statement by commenting,

    "I know you don't want to reveal your source, but it certainly sounds like you're suggesting a man

    who leaked information to WikiLeaks was then murdered." Assange replied, "If there's someone

    who's potentially connected to our publication, and that person has been murdered in suspicious

  • 7 months ago

    He fancies himself to be a bit of both.

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  • James
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    journalist? hahahahahaha

  • 7 months ago

    Neither, he's a spineless voyeur

  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    neither, a peddler of stolen data

  • John W
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    According to Trump it's the same thing.

  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    Journalist (self made) and systems analyst

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