Wikileak Informative Speech

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Blakeland Bowen COMX 111-03C Title: WikiLeaks Been Leakin’ General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about WikiLeaks Central Idea: The website WikiLeaks has leaked several revealing political documents that have brought it under scrutiny. Introduction Attention-getter: What if I told you there was an organization that informs the public of ALL the secrets that America has to offer? While it’s not every secret, the website WikiLeaks does try to come close. Demonstrate audience significance: All of you are here to learn, and WikiLeaks could be used as a tool to learn what we were NOT meant to know. Enhance my ethos: I am absolutely fascinated to understand what people don’t want me to understand. The potential knowledge…show more content…
Sub-subpoint 1: In the aftermath of the Democratic National Committee leaks, the chair of the Democratic National Committee Wasserman Schultz, CEO Amy Dacey, Chief Financial Officer Brad Marshall, and Communications Director Luis Miranda resigned. Sub-subpoint 2: Another repercussion is the founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange who is currently taking asylum in Ecuador had his internet cut off on October 18, 2016. Ecuador did not want to participate in affecting the United State’s presidential process. Main Point 3: And lastly, WikiLeaks has always been questioned regarding its reliability. Here are some of the most recent instances where its credibility has been questioned. Subpoint 1: Some accusations that Russia is behind the recent Democratic National Committee leaks. Sub-subpoint: It is believed that the hacker behind the Democratic National Committee leaks is a Russian hacker trying to meddle in America's election process Evidence: On October 7, 2016, the Department Of Homeland Security and Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a joint statement to the public discussing the origin of the Democratic National Committee leaks. They are confident that Russia is behind the leaks. While they don’t substantiate the claim, it should definitely be noted who their prime suspect

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