Decentralization and Wikileaks: Opportunities and Challenges for Traditional News Platforms

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Wikileaks has become famous through publishing secret information. With its new and radical approach to the freedom of information, Wikileaks distinguishes itself from classical news organizations, but it does not exist completely separate from them. Wikileaks, for example, has only been able to gain such prominence and thereby such a huge audience because it collaborated with some of these traditional news platforms.…