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Title: Panel Discussion: The Fifth Estate v. WikiLeaks
START DATE: Friday October 11
TIME: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details:
Noisebridge is located on the 3rd floor of 2169 Mission Street in San Francisco
Event Type: Panel Discussion
The Fifth Estate v. WikiLeaks: Unraveling Fact from Fiction in Hollywood's Dramatization of the WikiLeaks Story

Friday, October 11, 5:30 p.m.

Noisebridge is located on the 3rd floor of 2169 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Getting_Here


The Fifth Estate v. WikiLeaks

From the halls of Washington to the streets of Tunis, the names Julian Assange and WikiLeaks have proven not only impossible to ignore, but cataclysmic in both the worlds of politics and journalism. Now the first major Hollywood film adaptation is about to be released, but how accurately does it reflect reality?

Electronic Frontier Foundation legal Director Cindy Cohn, Wired Senior Reporter Kim Zetter, Forbes senior online editor Kashmir Hill, and Freedom of the Press Foundation co-founder Rainey Reitman will discuss what the film gets right and wrong during a panel discussion. Each have followed WikiLeaks closely for many years and, in fact, both EFF and Zetter are name-checked in the film.

The panel will begin at 5:30 PM. The discussion will be filmed and posted to the Freedom of the Press Foundation website.



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