The good news is New Zealand's whistleblower protection laws will be stronger. The bad news is they might still not be strong enough.
Allowing financial concerns to dictate how health and social care systems are run has undermined their ability to function in the pandemic.
Psychologists have identified the characteristics of 'moral rebels' who make the tough choice to stand up for their principles in the face of negative consequences.
Two new films feature the bravery and tenacity of government employees who risk everything to expose official wrongdoing.
A former British whistleblower on the damage done when those who come forward with the truth are stigmatised.
Whistleblowers may stop bad behavior and protect others from harm.
Whistleblowers protect us. But who protects them?
In many instances, whistleblowers find the abusive power they have revealed turned against them, both ending their careers and harming their personal lives.
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.
There's no First Amendment in the workplace, which leaves worker activists at the whim of their employers.
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.
While the ministerial direction represents a genuflection in the direction of press freedom, it provides nothing by way of protection for whistleblowers.
A parliamentary inquiry into press freedom is merely a public relations exercise designed to buy time until the public anger over last month's police raids dies down.
After this week's police raids on media outlets, we need a better way to balance two crucial elements of our democracy - national security and press freedom.
While Scott Morrison and other Liberals have been very concerned about protecting religious freedom, this week's raids have brought unwelcome questions about media freedom.
Politicians have been leaking secrets to journalists as long as newspapers have existed. But it's getting more difficult thanks to surveillance technology.
Whistleblowing on doping can and does have life-altering implications for athletes – new research.
Adopting best practices like making it easier for staffers to blow the whistle when they observe wrongdoing can help.
Chelsea Manning's disclosures on the Iraq war were major milestones in the emergence of the digital age whistleblower.