As a first amendment issue, prepare a cognent and thoughtful analysis comparing the 1971 New York Times publication of the classified Pentagon Papers obtained by Daniel Ellsberg and released to disclose deceits, misreprentations, and secret polocies pursued by the U.S Government between 1945 and 1967 in its Vietnam involvement, and the creation and implication of Wikileaks with respect to making public classified information that can endanger diplomats, itelligence officers, military personnel and others.
How does each relate to fundamental First Amendment Issues?
What are the differences?
What are the similarities?
What components of the mass media, government, business community and legal world should (or shouldn’t) be involved in developing criteria for media leaks that can put lives at risk? what should some of these criteria be?
How should National Secruity be defined?