Author Archive for: emptywheel
Marcy Wheeler is an independent journalist writing about national security and civil liberties. She writes as emptywheel at her eponymous blog, publishes at outlets including Vice, Motherboard, the Nation, the Atlantic, Al Jazeera, and appears frequently on television and radio. She is the author of Anatomy of Deceit, a primer on the CIA leak investigation, and liveblogged the Scooter Libby trial.
Marcy has a PhD from the University of Michigan, where she researched the “feuilleton,” a short conversational newspaper form that has proven important in times of heightened censorship. Before and after her time in academics, Marcy provided documentation consulting for corporations in the auto, tech, and energy industries. She lives with her spouse in Grand Rapids, MI.
The Moses of MendacityOctober 13, 2005 in Press and Media /by emptywheel
The Outing of Joe WilsonOctober 12, 2005 in emptywheel /by emptywheel
The CorrectionsOctober 11, 2005 in emptywheel /by emptywheel
The Theory of the Two NotebooksOctober 11, 2005 in emptywheel /by emptywheel
Head in a CloudOctober 10, 2005 in emptywheel /by emptywheel
How Fitzgerald Might Expose the Niger Forgery Scandal through His Plame InvestigationOctober 9, 2005 in emptywheel /by emptywheel
I’ve said on multiple occasions that I don’t think Fitzgerald has evidence yet from the Plame investigation pertaining to the Niger forgeries. I’ve said that Fitzgerald needed to flip Bolton and not just Judy to get to the Niger forgeries. But I think I was wrong. I think Fitzgerald may be able to get to the Niger forgery scandal too.
Jill Abramson, What Was Judy Working on in July 2003???October 9, 2005 in emptywheel /by emptywheel
Sweet Judy Blew LiesOctober 7, 2005 in emptywheel /by emptywheel
By now you’ve all heard that Judy discovered some forgotten notes from June 2003. It seems she and Fitzgerald are going to have a lot to talk about the next time they get together. It’s looking increasingly likely that the outtamyarse speculations I made in July and expounded on in my explain-it-all Plame narrative are at least in the close proximity […]