When, why and how they leak? Thoughts on the psychology of whistleblowers.

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From Ellsberg to Snowden, passing by Manning, Hammond, Falciani etc. We will try to establish some patterns on when, how, why and to whom they leaked classified information and understand the very different types of whistleblowers. All this, of course, illustrated by factual and concrete examples and with participation of the public. All those interested on a) leaking phenomenon and b) working with sources (anonymous or not) should attend - in special journalists, communicators and human-rights actors.

When, why and how they leak? Thoughts on the psychology of whistleblowers.
Presenter/s Pedro Noel
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Bio/s Editor at https://awp.is - Associated Whistleblowing Press. Working with leaks since 2010, took part in more than 40 disclosures of leaked materials of public interest and-or revealing wrongdoing. Examples: https://data.awp.is . In 2010-11, covered wrongdoings and human-rights violations based on Wikileaks' Cablegate materials in more than 15 countries. Trained journalists in Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Spain and Iceland on dealing with anonymous sources and security practices and awareness.
Language English
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