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A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Whistleblowers.

Background Information

A whistleblower is a person who exposes alleged misconduct, dishonesty, or illegal activity occurring within an organization either internally to individuals in the organization or externally to outside forces, such as the media or law enforcement. Use the following sources to learn more about whistleblowing and the legal ramifications, social implications, and other issues surrounding it.