‘Interview with Julian Assange costs million dollars`
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Last Updated: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 16:47
London: An interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would cost an interviewer as high as a million dollars.

Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, who has made a new documentary on WikiLeaks, said he tried over the course of a year and a half to get an interview with Assange, but when could finally arrange for a six-hour meeting, he was told by Assange that the market rate for an interview with him was a million dollars, reports The Nation.

When Gibney said he doesn't pay for interviews, Assange reportedly asked him to spy on his other interview subjects instead. Gibney said he found it a rather odd request from someone concerned about source protection, and therefore he never got the interview with Assange. Gibney's documentary - We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks - opened in Los Angeles and New York City on May 24.


First Published: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 16:38

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