Whistleblowers, Leakers and the Obama Administration

Whistleblowers, Leakers and the Obama Administration

The Obama administration is cracking down on government employees who share sensitive information. We explore the blurry line between "leaking" and "whistleblowing"...

President Obama once sang the praises of whistleblowers within the U.S. government. But over last three years, the Obama administration has launched criminal prosecutions against people behind government leaks at an unprecedented rate. We examine what's behind the increase, and the blurry line between "leaking" and "whistleblowing."

Guests

Charlie Savage

Washington Correspondent, New York Times

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