El País: WikiLeaks justified

December 7, 2010
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El País–with The Guardian one of the main recipients of the latest WikiLeaks dump–has dedicated an editorial to defending its role in making the thousands of diplomatic cables public:

The revelations show a seamy side of the political world, about which we all had well-grounded suspicions, but no clear certainty. We are, in a sense, freer now than we were before, which is as much as journalism can hope to achieve.

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