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whistleblower

A whistleblower is someone who reports on government waste, abuse or corruption. They usually have some sort of credential - typically actually working in the department converned as a civil servant? - and also have something to lose, notably any chance at career advancement.

Position: the term whistleblower stigmatizes and isolates the person who is simply doing their duty - reporting problems as part of an overall effort at quality management in government which requires their feedback to work at all.
Green Party of Canada

Related issues:
Government Accountability, Freedom of Information, Privacy,



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