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WikiLeaks and the rise of the bland

By Tom Chatfield  

Julian Assange: will future secrets go unrecorded?

Press deadline is upon us on in the office, meaning I’ve been awash in news, emails, press releases and items that may or may not make it into Prospect‘s next issue. The news has been overwhelmingly, fascinatingly full of the twin WikiLeaks and Assange sagas; the rest trivial by comparison; and yet I’ve been sensing an odd connection between the great political debate of the moment and my own daily wade through digital puff.


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