Whistleblower http://wesa.fm en Former Whistleblower Says Exposing Truth Can Be Lonely & Daunting http://wesa.fm/post/former-whistleblower-says-exposing-truth-can-be-lonely-daunting <p>While working as internal auditor for Northrop Grumman,<a href="http://jameshholzrichterconsultancy.com"> James Holzrichter</a> noticed that his company was <a href="http://www.contractormisconduct.org/ass/contractors/42/cases/198/1518/northrop-grumman-robinson_pr.pdf">falsely inflating defense costs in order to receive more money from the government.</a>&nbsp; He describes the experience of being faced with a daunting decision to either <a href="http://staugustine.com/stories/110701/bus_252637.shtml">turn in his findings to higher authorities or keep quiet</a> with the knowledge that he was working for a dishonest company.</p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 20:41:27 +0000 Katherine Blackley 13294 at http://wesa.fm Former Whistleblower Says Exposing Truth Can Be Lonely & Daunting Coleen Rowley: Is There a War on Whistleblowers & Journalists? http://wesa.fm/post/coleen-rowley-there-war-whistleblowers-journalists <p></p><p>Former FBI special agent and division counsel, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/coleen-rowley/">Coleen Rowley</a> made headlines with her May 2002 memo describing some of the FBI's pre-9/11 failures. She was named one of Time Magazine's "<a href="http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1003988,00.html">Persons of the Year</a>" in 2002 and now says President Obama has dramatically increased governmental secrecy by declaring what she calls "a war on whistleblowers and a war on journalists."&nbsp; Wed, 22 May 2013 22:59:34 +0000 Heather McClain 10030 at http://wesa.fm