What Does Whistle Blowing Mean?


Whistle blowing means calling attention to wrongdoing that is occurring within an organization. The Government Accountability Project lists four ways to blow the whistle: reporting wrongdoing or a violation of the law to the proper authorities, refusing to participate in workplace wrongdoing, testifying in a legal proceeding and leaking evidence of wrongdoing to the media.
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[hwis-uhl-bloh-er, wis-]
a person who informs on another or makes public disclosure of corruption or wrongdoing.
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Whistle blowing means informing the public or someone in power about suspected dishonest or transgression occurring in a government section, a public or private association, or a company. The person who does this is known as a whistleblower. The expression whistleblower is derived from the saying blow the whistle.
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