It isn’t necessary to like Julian Assange to think that his extradition to the US (on the charge of aiding and abetting Chelsea Manning) would be a major injustice.
The vast majority of the public would agree with the Commission. Journalism is not baked beans. Society conveys certain powers and responsibilities on the Fourth Estate for a reason.
Already, the White House has made it clear that the media are the new enemy that the new President’s supporters will be encouraged to unite against.
Are journalists prone to being dazzled by numbers?