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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
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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