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WJLA: New concerns whistleblowers in intelligence community may not come forward with concerns

February 06, 2018

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WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- If you apply for a job at the National Security Agency, you’re told their core values are respect for the law, respect for other people, integrity and transparency.

But what if those inside are not adhering to those values?

Atlantic Council: Ukraine: Where Watchdogs Need Safeguards

January 22, 2018

This article originally appeared on the Atlantic Council's Ukraine Alert blog.

It is ironic but fitting that in Ukraine, the agency tasked with protecting whistleblowers has instead fostered so much corruption that its own employees, after speaking out, have become victims of retaliation.

Foreign Policy: Lawmakers Demand Investigation Into Lack of Whistleblower Protections for Spies

January 18, 2018

This article originally appeared in Foreign Policy.

Four U.S. senators who oversee intelligence and national security have called for a review of whistleblower protections for the intelligence community, warning that “these responsibilities are not being uniformly fulfilled.”

MIA: Powerful media campaign required for efficient enforcement of whistleblower protection law

January 18, 2018

Macedonia's whistleblower protection law is among the better ones in Europe, but substantial amendments, appropriated structure are required for the act to yield results, says Tom Devine, Legal Director of the Government Accountability Project, in his lecture about the role of media in development of public image on whistle blowing, organised by the Association of Journalists of Macedonia (AJM) and the US Embassy...

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NPR: For 1 Attorney, A Lonely Legal Fight To Make Trump Comply With Rules

January 17, 2018

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President Trump marks his first year in the White House on Jan. 20. Since he took the oath, he's been dogged by questions about his hundreds of businesses and the conflicts of interest they pose.

USA Today: Exclusive: Inside Trump's new VA office, early moves to help whistleblowers draw praise

January 17, 2018

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Dan Martin is chief engineer for Veterans Affairs hospitals in northern Indiana, but he hasn’t done much engineering for almost a year — or much of anything for that matter.

Society of Professional Journalists: When Working with Whistleblowers Same Ethical Journalism Principles Apply

December 22, 2017

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“The power of whistleblowers to hold institutions and leaders accountable very often depends on the critical work of journalists, who verify whistleblowers’ disclosures and then bring them to the public,” a recently released guide by the Government Accountability Project reads.


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