Huffington Post: John Cusack – What is an Assange?
Actor John Cusack, now on the board of the newly launched Freedom of the Press Foundation, moderates a discussion about WikiLeaks' impact on transparency and the comparison of Julian Assange to Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg.
Brain Study Shows Link Between Fructose and Overeating
A new study concludes that fructose (along with its relative, high fructose corn syrup) can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating. GAP's Food Integrity Campaign recaps the findings, drawing parallels to GAP client and whistleblower Renee Dufault's fructose research.
New York Daily News: Despite Distance and Decades, Whistleblower Frank Serpico is Never Too Far from His NYPD Past
Frank Serpico, the retired police detective who blew the whistle on NYPD corruption, ponders his legacy decades later. He talks drug-busting, biography inaccuracies, and his remaining skepticism toward the department.
Associated Press: Iowa Court to Review Internal Whistleblower Case
The Iowa Supreme Court will review a state appellate case that found an assisted-living center employee was wrongly terminated after blowing the whistle on document falsification. The decision concluded that health care employees who internally report potential misconduct should be granted whistleblower protections.
Sarah Damian is New Media Associate for the Government Accountability Project, the nation's leading whistleblower protection and advocacy organization.