Judith Miller: WikiLeaks' Assange Didn't Care About Verifying His Information

January 3, 2011

Mark Memmott

Former New York Times reporter Judith Miller's career includes pre-Iraq War stories about supposed weapons of mass destruction that the newspaper later famously conceded were inaccurate and flawed.

On the Media's Bob Garfield had a quite contentious conversation with Miller about all that in 2005.

Something Miller had to say about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange this weekend has ignited a fire in the blogosphere. CrooksAndLiars.com captured the moment when Miller, appearing on Fox News, criticized Assange and his leaks of State Department diplomatic cables "because he didn't care at all about attempting to verfiy the information that he was putting out or determine whether or not it would hurt anyone": Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.