Wikileaks busts Gitmo propaganda team


Of Orwell, Wikipedia and Guantánamo Bay

[…] Winston Smith, the protagonist in George Orwell’s “1984,” worked at a government job he hated, rewriting history to conform to current propaganda imperatives. This week, a group called Wikileaks asserted that the United States military appeared to have a Winston Smith of its own at the Guantánamo Bay naval base, mucking about with the way Wikipedia and news sites portray the base and, curiously, posting odd assertions about Fidel Castro. […]

The story has also been picked by AP, and is therefore all over the place, including Sydney Morning Herald & many others. You would really think they would at least spoof the IP address.

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