WBUK Launch - 12/12/12: Press Release
The WBUK launch event was held on 12 December at City University London. Over 70 people attended including members of the press, current and former whistleblowers, students and other interested parties. Read the full press release.
Watch the Video of the Event
Please note, the first four minutes are of a screening of the WBUK intoductory video.
Please direct media enquiries to Gavin MacFadyen, spokesperson for Whistleblowers UK, on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gavin MacFadyen is the Director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism, based at City University London. He explains why he felt there was a need for an organisation to support whistleblowers:
"Establishing the truth in the media can often be a bruising exercise, where competing interests may attempt to destroy the whistleblower.
The Centre for Investigative Journalism has extensive experience in dealing with whistleblowers and with the reporters who may or may not contribute to the truth.
The Centre provides advice to the reporters on appropriate standards, ensuring the whistleblower is protected, and standards in journalism are upheld."
WBUK In The Media
Whistleblowers UK has recently been featured in several media publcations, some of these can be found below.
29 September 2012
Strengthening the resistance, The Economist
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