China's professional shoppers

Apr 4, 2019
They're making a living ... undercover.
People walk between buildings at a shopping mall in Beijing on October 18, 2018.
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Isolation and retaliation: the personal costs of blowing the whistle

When employees become whistleblowers, they risk their careers, privacy and peace of mind.
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What it means to be a whistleblower

Jul 30, 2018
What are the benefits? Risks? And are you protected?
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg (L), joined by Dr. Jeffrey S. Wigand (R), the anti-tobacco advocate and founder of the non-profit organization 'Smoke-Free Kids,' announces plans for the 2002 Smoke-Free Air Act at Union Square Park in New York City on October 9th, 2002.
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The lack of (legal) options for whistleblowers after Wikileaks

Oct 18, 2013
In a post-Wikileaks world, it's harder than ever to be a whistleblower.

Aaron Swartz's 'Strongbox' could help protect sources

May 17, 2013
The late internet activist and a New Yorker reporter worked together to develop a way for sources to anonymously share documents.

Ousted Olympus CEO on becoming a whistleblower

Dec 6, 2012
It's been just over a year since Michael Woodford lost his job as the CEO of Olympus after challenging the board with tough questions. Woodford explains what he learned about business culture and personal risk from becoming a whistleblower.

IRS pays $104 million to whistleblower

Sep 11, 2012
The IRS richly rewarded a former UBS banker for exposing the Swiss bank's scheme to help Americans avoid taxes through offshore accounts.

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Rule encouraging whistleblowers to come forward

Mar 13, 2012
Whistleblowers at American corporations are sending thousands more tips to the Securities and Exchange Commission to take advantage of a program that can make turning in your employer more lucrative than winning the lottery.

Iowa's 'ag gag' sponsor defends bill

Mar 1, 2012
Iowa's state legislature passed a bill that would crack down on anyone trying to secretly document animal conditions at farming facilities. Animal rights activists are outraged, but the bill's sponsor says it's a necessary measure to protect private property.

MID-DAY UPDATE: BP says the spill will cost $32 BD. And that's...

Jul 27, 2010
/**/ ... good news? Well, not as bad as feared. (Hope the Gulf can say the same.) Home prices up, but consumer confidence down. Big manufac...