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Why Is It Called a Whistleblower?

The origins behind the famous term

Photo of Edward Snowden from Laura Poitras | Praxis Films

Recently, a Facebook whistleblower named Frances Haugen has been in the news, leaking thousands of pages of documents. Haugen’s whistleblowing showed the organization cares more for profits than safety. She revealed the company’s top executives knew how its products could harm users, like knowing Instagram was harmful to women’s body image.

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