Video: Excerpts from N. Ram’s interview with Julian Assange on April 8, 2011

Updated - July 03, 2024 09:31 pm IST

Published - April 15, 2011 04:22 pm IST

N. Ram, Editor-in-Chief, The Hindu, interviews Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at Ellingham Hall on April 8, 2011.

N. Ram, Editor-in-Chief, The Hindu, interviews Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at Ellingham Hall on April 8, 2011.

Starting March 15, 2011, The Hindu became the first Indian newspaper to offer readers a broad spectrum of articles and reports based on a first selection from 5,100 India Cables aggregating six million words, made available to it by WikiLeaks. On April 8, Julian Assange, the brilliant and articulate Editor-in-Chief of WikiLeaks, gave a one-hour interview at Ellingham Hall in the county of Norfolk to N. Ram, The Hindu’s Editor-in-Chief, who was accompanied by Hasan Suroor, the newspaper’s U.K. Correspondent. The interview covered a broad range of issues relating to India, the world, political economy, journalism, the goals and methods of WikiLeaks, and the theoretical framework worked out by its chief. Here are video excerpts of the interview in six parts.

> Part 1: Julian Assange on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s reaction to the India Cables

> Part 2: Julian Assange on the pro-U.S. tilt in India’s Foreign Policy as exposed by WikiLeaks

> Part 3: Julian Assange on the nexus between U.S. International Policy and Big Business

> Part 4: Julian Assange on the systematisation of unjust practices

> Part 5: Julian Assange on the Jasmine Revolution

> Part 6: ‘What moves Julian Assange?’

> Audio excerpt: Julian Assange on cable reporting and cable journalism 

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