Australian Media’s Finest Defend Wikileaks

The letter was initiated by  the Walkley Foundation and signed by the ten members of the Walkley Advisory Board as well as editors of major Australian newspapers and news websites and the news directors of the country’s three commercial TV networks and two public broadcasters.

“In essence, WikiLeaks, an organisation that aims to expose official secrets, is doing what the media have always done: bringing to light material that governments would prefer to keep secret.

The full letter sent to Prime Minister Julia Gillard can be viewed here and is also available below: