When a person or agency backed by the power and resources of the government tells a lie, it sometimes causes harm that only the government can inflict.
A former British whistleblower on the damage done when those who come forward with the truth are stigmatised.
Whistleblowers protect us. But who protects them?
A former congressional staffer says withholding damning evidence from Congress and using civilians to carry out presidential or intelligence agency agendas links the Ukraine crisis to other scandals.
The conflict between Congress and President Trump over his dealings with Ukraine's president is just the latest version of a long-running struggle for power between the two branches of government.
Australian laws make it inevitable for whistleblowers to be charged whenever national security might be involved, even when the information is in the public interest.
Whistleblowing on doping can and does have life-altering implications for athletes – new research.
Workers are increasingly not keeping their employers' secrets secret, as evidenced by the mass whistleblower event that is the #MeToo movement.
Aussie Farms' have map showing locations where farms or producers treat animal cruelly has caused outrage with many claiming it is illegal. So, what does the law actually say about this?
Chelsea Manning's disclosures on the Iraq war were major milestones in the emergence of the digital age whistleblower.
The government has a lot of work to do on it's proposed foreign influence and official secrets laws to ensure they don't prosecute whistleblowers.
Accounts and other tax professionals might face some awkward conflicts of interest thanks to the federal government's proposed whistleblower laws.
Australian authorities are considering offering financial incentives for would-be whistleblowers to motivate them to come forward with high quality information.
Leaking classified information violates the law. But it doesn't mean that people are abandoning their ethics.
It's not a new phenomenon that scientists who challenge the orthodoxy or policy positions suffer career ramifications.
The announcement of Chelsea Manning's commutation raises questions regarding the future of other high-profile leakers, like Julian Assange and Edward Snowden.
Members of House Standing Committee on Economics should be asking the directors of Australia's Big Four banks (not the CEOs) different questions, if they really want the right answers.
Businesses are trying to set up procedures to help whistleblowers, but better guidance, incentives and regulation are still needed, new research finds.
The bank's recent scandal probably would never have happened had senior management only listened to Wells Fargo's whistleblowers.
Unravelling the complex pros and cons of fibbing.