Scriptie

(2013) Transparency Activists or Radical Journalists? How Dutch newspapers portray WikiLeaks.
Pasman, Y. (Yoni)

When WikiLeaks published more than half a million confidential documents, not only the political world, but also the journalistic world was turned upside down. The year 2010, the year of WikiLeaks was a phase in which journalism needed to cope with a new medium which crossed some of the borders of journalism. This study aimed at defining how Dutch newspapers coped with this new player in the field. Is journalism seeing it as a threat?