Tag Archives: Whistleblowers

The U.S. Government And Media Made WikiLeaks What It Is By
Published by Shadowproof. If a report from the United States intelligence community is to be believed and WikiLeaks knows the Kremlin used their organization to undermine a United States election, then the U.S. government and press...
‘Facebook Suppressed My Piece’ On Clinton Email Leaks, ‘CIA Lie’ – Ex Ambassador By
On December 11, Craig Murray posted the article, entitled ‘The CIA’s Absence of Conviction.’ It was quickly shared by several hundred Facebook users — but 12 hours later, the post had received a mere 22 visits via the social networking site. Facebook...
Chicago Cops Who Broke “Code Of Silence” Face Deadly Retaliation By
Two Chicago police officers say they have faced retaliation and suffered from PTSD since they blew the whistle on a gang of their fellow cops who were demanding bribes from drug dealers in the housing projects of Chicago. We speak with one of the whistleblowers, Shannon...
Code Of Silence Took Ugly Turn In Chicago Police Corruption Case By
The Chicago Police Department fiercely covered up officer misconduct after it was exposed by two cops working with the FBI, according to a four-part investigation published by The Intercept on Thursday. A team of officers working in public housing developments in the South...
Trump Stokes Hate Against Journalists, Clinton Attacks Whistleblowers & Press Freedom By
AUSTIN, Texas — Donald Trump is known for voicing his negative opinions of the media, and the Republican nominee’s supporters are increasingly reflecting those sentiments with bizarre and sometimes threatening behavior toward reporters covering his rallies. Hillary...
Intelligence Official Overseeing Whistleblowing Cases Blows Whistle Himself By
An official charged with investigating whistleblower cases within the U.S. intelligence community is himself blowing the whistle on alleged “public corruption,” according to new reporting by McClatchy. Journalist Marisa Taylor describes Daniel Meyer as “the...
Developing: Suicide Attempt Unconfirmed, But Chelsea Manning Reportedly Taken To Hospital By
U.S. military whistleblower Chelsea Manning was taken to the hospital on Wednesday. Though one reporter tweeted that it was a suspected suicide attempt, the reason for the medical visit is still unconfirmed. Manning, who released a trove of government and military documents...
Press Freedom On Life Support: Why It’s Harder Than Ever To Get Real News By
MINNEAPOLIS —  The Obama administration’s war on whistleblowers was recognized by this year’s Reporters Without Borders’ Press Freedom Index. The NGO ranked the United States — the supposed paradigm of press freedom — at a disturbing 41 out of...
Government Docs Reveal White House Efforts To Stop The Next Whistleblower By
WASHINGTON — Memos and documents revealed by Freedom of Information Act requests shine light on the extreme lengths the U.S. government took to try to stop whistleblowers in the wake of Chelsea Manning’s massive leak of army reports and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks. The...
U.S. Ranks 41st In Press Freedom Index Thanks To ‘War On Whistleblowers’ By
The U.S. is ranked 41 out of 180 countries in Reporters Without Borders’ World Press Freedom Index, which measures the “level of freedom of information in 180 countries.” According to the organization, the U.S. moved from 49 in 2015 to 41 this year,...