Heroes to many, traitors to some. The internet has put whistleblowers in the public eye, and the government’s crosshairs. With increased access to classified information, and the ability to spread it, the world’s biggest institutions are running scared and cracking down.
On this week’s show, we hear about the whistleblowers we don’t see on the nightly news. They’re not named Manning or Snowden, they’re ordinary people who report wrongdoing at their place of employment, and pay the consequences.
- Eileen Chubb, founder of Compassion in Care and The Whistler
- Felix Smith, former US Department of Fish & Wildlife biologist
- Gary Santolo, wildlife biologist and toxicologist
- Lloyd Carter, former environmental reporter
- Stephen Kohn, National Whistleblowers Center director