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Allison Stanger

Allison Stanger is the Leng Professor of International Politics and Economics at Middlebury College. Her next book, forthcoming with Yale University Press, is "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Leaks: The Story of Whistleblowing in America."
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Is Edward Snowden Really a Whistleblower?

January 10, 2014 Edward Snowden is many things to many people, and in recent days The New York Times and The Guardian have favorably editorialized about the overdue debate he has initiated. Rightly so, but both newspapers were wrong to prematurely declare him a whistleblower. Whistleblowers expose illegality and wrongdoing, and no matter ...

Analysis: Why Edward Snowden is Not a Whistleblower

January 10, 2014 Edward Snowden is many things to many people, and in recent days The New York Times and The Guardian have favorably editorialized about the overdue debate he has initiated. Rightly so, but both newspapers were wrong to prematurely declare him a whistleblower. Whistleblowers expose illegality and wrongdoing, and no matter ...