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MIPTV Picks 2011: WikiLeaks – The Forgotten Man

While much of the media spotlight involving WikiLeaks has been firmly fixed on its head, Julian Assange, there is another important figure in the story, Private Bradley Manning, whose alleged activities in providing classified video and documents to the site have placed him in solitary confinement.
March 15, 2011

While much of the media spotlight involving WikiLeaks has been firmly fixed on its head, Julian Assange, there is another important figure in the story, Private Bradley Manning, whose alleged activities in providing classified video and documents to the site have placed him in solitary confinement. In February of this year, ABC in Australia ran a special edition of its Four Corners current affairs strand on the Manning situation, featuring interviews with Assange, his former colleague Daniel Domscheit Berg, and Adrian Lamo, the ex-hacker who turned Manning in, as well as commentators such as former U.S. military analyst and the man behind the Pentagon Papers Daniel Ellsberg.

Partners: Produced by ABC TV, distributed by ABC Commercial

Aired: Feb. 14, 2011 (ABC TV, Australia)

Length: 45 minutes

Rights available: Worldwide

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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