Bradley Manning was sentenced today
Tom McCarthy at the Guardian reported live that Bradley Manning would be sentenced for WikiLeaks disclosures. Brett Brownell with Mother Jones said, “Bradley Manning's attorney @armycmdefense speaking @ 1:30pm ET following 35yr verdict. 1st time taking ?s since 2010.” Tom McCarthy at the Guardian added, “Daniel Ellsberg on Manning: Sentence will not deter future whistleblowers.” Melissa Lyttle with the Tampa Bay Times said, “A soldier who shared information, Bradley Manning was punished "far more harshly than others who tortured prisoners."
The Washington Post also covered the story with Judge to sentence Bradley Manning today. John Maher from the Long Island Herald wrote, “And another precedent set against transparency, courtesy of the Bradley Manning case.”
Finally, Charlie Savage and Emmarie Huetteman at the New York Times had the news that Manning was Sentenced to 35 Years for Leaking Government Secrets. Matt Buchanan with the The New Yorker tweeted this quote from the piece: "…they hoped that the severity of the punishment would discourage future leaks of entire electronic archives." Clara Jeffery with Mother Jones added, “Note last paragraph…”