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A panel talks about the role of whistleblowers in government and the private sector, the ongoing campaign for more laws to protect them, and why it seems many whistleblowers in the media spotlight in the past few months have been women.
- Christopher Hanson assistant professor of Journalism at the University of Maryland
- Marsha Coleman-Adebayo chair of the No Fear Institute and also works for the Environmental Protection Agency
- Tom Devine legal director of the Government Accountability Project
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